MLBS is Open for Limited Research and Programs

Sunday, August 8, 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. Vaccinatin is REQUIRED for all staion users, visitors, and guests. Masking is also REQUIRED indoors, for everyone. Testing may be required for some groups. 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.  

Please contact the station with any questions. 

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

Operations and Programs Status:

  • All operations, services, and programs are running at reduced capacity and modified schedule.
  • Dining is outdoors only.