Virus room

Biosafety level 2+ virus room 

Our Faculty biosafety level 2+ virus room was established by the Rappaport Institute in 2007 and it is located at the 11th floor. The room is equipped with 2 hoods, 2 incubator’s stations, (allowing the work of 2 groups in parallel), fluorescent microscope and a centrifuge (for tubes and plates). The room is managed by the lab of Prof’ Gera Neufeld and is supported by BCF.

User Info
  • List of approved viruses can be found in the attached file.
  • Each project must get the approval of Prof’ Gera Neufeld.
  • In order to become an approved user, please contact Yelena Mumblat.
  • Please fill the registration form, read the introductory files (1+2) and set an instruction session with Yelena Mumblat.
  • An approved user will get a card to enter the virus room. This card is personal and cannot be transferred in-between users.
  • In order to keep this multiuser virus room safety, please precisely carry out the defined room regulations.
  • Please report Noa of any problem.


Yelena Mumblat  – Virus room manager: 058-7057057, 04-8295425,

Shelly Eilot – Assistant manager : 0508275475, 04-8295308,

Ofer Shenker – Head of Biomedical Core Facility: 052-4568846, 04-8295364,

Esti Messer – Technion Biological safety Dept.: 549381035, 0778871107,