OUR SERVICES

ETHICS

Serves as a source of information on Ethics

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FIELD OPERATIONS

The IRCE keeps a data-base of trained research staff and links Principal Investigators (PIs) to these staff as needed.

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TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING

One of IRCE’s objectives is to build capacity.

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DATA REPOSITORY

The International Research Center of Excellence (IRCE) provides and fosters opportunities for clinical and epidemiological research at the Institute of Human Virology,

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Data Management

OUR DATA CENTER & LABORATORIES

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RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION

The Research Administration Unit of the IRCE operates in close collaboration with the IHVN Grants

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The training workshop was well organized and perfectly delivered by all facilitators.

Participant
Trainee, IHVN, Abuja

The IRCE is to host seven laboratories in one building for the diagnosis of infectious diseases like HIV, drug-resistant tuberculosis, ebola, lassa fever, etc. These laboratories are, sample processing and biorepository laboratory, clinical services & molecular diagnostics laboratory, molecular pathology laboratory, genomics and bioinformatics laboratory, proteomics and metabolics laboratory, immunology and tissue culture laboratory, a Bio-Safety Laboratory 3, and a maintenance section.

Currently, the IRCE coordinates research activities utilizing laboratory infrastructure established and supported by the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) such as: National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Training Center (NTBLTC) BL3 Laboratory in Zaria; Plateau State Human Virology Research Center (PLASVIREC) laboratory in Jos; the Asokoro Laboratory Training Center in Asokoro District Hospital; and three bio-repositories in high volume research areas to support IHVN and affiliated investigators’ domestic and international research endeavors.

– ISBER-Compliant Biorepository
– WHO-certified sequencing
– BSL-3
– Asokoro- training lab
– PLASVIREC