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Certification of a Standard Reference Material for BK viral load

BK virus (BKV), originally described in 1971 [1],  is a 5kb polyomavirus which shares roughly 75% of its DNA sequence with JC virus (JCV).  Nearly … more

Biomagnetic Imaging Standards and Microsystems

The Magnetics Group's program in biomagnetic imaging standards and microsystems develops calibration standards and new types of magnetic contrast … more

Clinical Quality Assurance Program

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Clinical Quality Assurance Program (ClinQAP) to support the … more

In Situ Measurement Techniques

Synthetic cell membrane constructs allow the simplification and complete control of a more complicated cellular system, as well as the … more

Molecular Imaging

Biophotonics is at the intersection of photonics and biology where light is used to image, detect, and manipulate biological materials. This … more

Cytomegalovirus Standard Reference Material

**Update** As of the Summer of 2013, we discontinued distribution of SRM 2366 Cytomegalovirus (CMV) for DNA Measurements. In April of 2014, … more

Software
NIST's Integrated colony enumerator (NICE)

Enumeration of bacterial colonies on an agar plate is simple in concept, but automated colony counting is difficult due to variations in colony … more

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