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The Division of Scientific Resources uses cutting edge technology to produce high quality products and services to support the public health efforts of CDC laboratorians and CDC’s emergency preparedness and response activities.


Working in CDC laboratory.

Office of the Director

CDC Drug Service
  • Maintains a formulary of investigational and licensed drugs and biologics that are distributed to approved physicians for the prevention, control, and/or treatment of rare, tropical, or exceptional diseases.
Quality Assurance Program (QAP)
  • Serves as DSR liaison, resource, and point of contact for inquiries related to Quality System Regulations (QSR) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency Program (LAMRP)
  • Provides residents with comprehensive training in laboratory animal clinical medicine and pathology and biocontainment operations and prepares them for certification eligibility by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM).
Select Agent Distribution Activity (SADA)
  • Responsible for facilitating the distribution of select agents to qualified users.