Kaul lab mucosal immunology facility

University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
What the facility does

Studies the mucosal immunology of HIV transmission

Areas of expertise

The Molecular Mucosal Immunology Facility assesses multiple immune parameters in the blood and mucosal sites (cervix, vagina, foreskin, rectum, semen) using a combination of microscopy and cellular and cytokine assays.

Research services

Mucosal sampling, multiplex cytokine arrays, cellular immune assays

Sectors of application
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment


Guava cell counter

MSD multiplex chemiluminescent ELISA

ImmunoSpot ELISPOT counter

ELISA plate reader and washer

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  • McMaster University
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  • Simon Fraser University
  • McGill University
  • Oxford University
  • University of Nairobi
  • Makerere University
  • Uganda Virus Research Institute
  • International AIDS Vaccine Initiative