MLBS is Open for Limited Research and Some Summer 2021 Student Programs

Friday, July 16, 2021

Updated MLBS Statement on COVID-19 Pandemic Impact

The University of Virginia is in “Phase III” of reopening. Researchers are now allowed to work in the laboratory environment with fewer restrictions. Masking is no longer required for vaccinated persons, and distancing requirements have relaxed. Research Ramp-up Plans are no longer required.

Individual researchers or teams who wish to access the station should contact us at and review the MLBS COVID-19 Residential Policies and Procedures.  

Starting in August COVID-19 vaccinatin will be REQUIRED for all staion users, visitors, and guests.

Please contact the station with any questions. 

Butch Brodie, Director
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University of Virginia novel coronavirus updates and operation status 

2021 Summer Operations and Programs Status:

Only research, Summer Session courses and the REU Program will go forward this summer. All operations, services, and programs will run at a reduced capacity and modified schedule. All station users and visitors will be required to comply with COVID-19 Residential Policies and Procedures.  


  • Summer Session I
  • Summer Session II
  • Summer Session III
  • REU Program


  • ArtLab
  • Summer Seminar Series
  • Open House
  • All Professional Workshops
  • Walton Lecture