OVERVIEW

Transversal Functions provides crucial support to the various service functions and core business activities of the NICD. Central services include the division for Biosafety, Sequencing Core Facility and Quality Assurance among others.

DIVISION OF BIOSAFETY AND BIOSECURITY

The Division of Biosafety and Biosecurity (DBB) was borne of the NICD’s need for a dedicated team of biocontainment engineering and biorisk specialists to oversee and advance institutional biorisk management requirements....

SEQUENCING CORE FACILITY

The Sequencing Core Facility perates Sanger and several next-generation sequencers and maintains a fully equipped laboratory and staff able to perform a variety of sequencing applications ....


QUALITY ASSURANCE

The NICD is committed to providing results on surveillance testing and outbreaks to the highest international standards. To this end, the NICD laboratories, including selected research laboratories, have been SANAS accredited in accordance with ISO 15189:2012....

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