Third Coast Center for AIDS Research offers a breadth of services through Scientific Cores to support investigators as they submit applications for new projects or to support their ongoing NIH-funded work. CFAR faculty and staff are available to provide consultation to investigators who request development of a new service in the CFAR or who would like navigation to other core facilities. Visit each core’s page for a complete list of its services.

Behavioral, Social, and Implementation Sciences (BSIS) Core

Consultation for community-based recruitment strategies
Masters-level data analysis  ($74.31 per hour)
Custom maps with Geographic Information Systems – GIS ($74.31 per hour)
Implementation Science training and consultation
Doctoral-level biostatistical consultation and analysis ($98.23 per hour)
Research participant registry

Viral Pathogenesis Core

p24 Assays (highly sensitive $11.87 per well; lower sensitivity $6.11 per well)
Access to laboratory infrastructure, including BSL2+ facility
Custom HIV Technical Services and Consultation ($57.29 per hour)
Tissue from surgical colon resections ($276.60 per specimen)
Training in world class imaging facility

Clinical Sciences Core

IND applications and regulatory submission
Masters-level data analysis&nbsp($74.31 per hour)
Consultation for clinical research operations and protocol development
Procurement of biological specimens and biorepository
Doctoral-level biostatistical consultation and analysis ($98.23 per hour)
EMR data customized for HIV research

Subsidy awards from the Developmental Core are available to support faculty interested in purchasing core services. Please note your interest in a core subsidy award when you request a service.

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