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When you join our School of Graduate Studies, you become part of a community of scientists working toward a common goal. With a student-to-faculty ratio of less than 2:1, every student receives a personalized and collaborative education and training experience. Our faculty members provide close mentorship to each student, helping them succeed in defining and achieving their goals. 

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The Center of Excellence for Emerging Viral Threats (CEVT) will open doors to a new facility in 2024. Scientists at LSUHS in the CEVT's Viral Genomics and Sequencing Lab have been sequencing SARS CoV-2 genomes since April 2020 and their work is a leading contributor to state, national and international databases for COVID-19 surveillance. The CEVT received two additional grants totaling over $1 million to support their genomic sequencing efforts. 

The new facility will allow the CEVT to transition from a BSL2 to a BSL3 lab and expand its mission as a robust surveillance site for new and returning pathogens.

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