Center for Vaccine Research


The mission of the Center for Vaccine Research is to facilitate and conduct research focused on the development of diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines for infectious agents that pose a public health risk. In pursuit of this mission, the CVR will:

  • Administer a comprehensive research program spanning basic through translational research,
  • Serve as a resource for biomedical researchers by providing access to qualified scientists,
  • Establish partnerships with industry and academic institutions,
  • Develop national and international collaborations, and
  • Serve as a center of excellence for training future researchers in the fields of science¬†and technology that are relevant to the activities of the CVR.


  • To improve human health on a global scale through research directed at the prevention, intervention, and therapy for infectious diseases that pose a serious threat to humanity.