Welcome to BEI Resources

Welcome to BEI Resources

At BEI Resources, we're the leading source for high quality cultures and reagents for microbiology and infectious diseases research. As you explore the benefits we offer, you will see how BEI Resources can serve as a catalyst for your research efforts worldwide.  BEI Resources materials are provided at no cost to registered researchers (additional shipping charges may apply).

We'll take care of the details - so you can focus on your research.

Welcome to BEI Resources
SARS-CoV-2 and currently available Coronavirus strains and reagents

SARS-CoV-2 and currently available Coronavirus strains and reagents     

Click here for available products, information and FAQs regarding the SARS-CoV-2.  For any questions regarding BEI Resources and SARS-CoV-2 materials, please contact 

SARS-CoV-2 and currently available Coronavirus strains and reagents
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Ticks and Tick-Borne Pathogens Open Community Webinar Series

This webinar series is geared towards researchers working on ticks and the bacterial, viral or eukaryotic pathogens they transmit. Each webinar will focus on specific data, tools and functionality provided by these NIAID-funded bioinformatic resource centers. Eight webinars will be held on a bi-weekly basis starting on March 8th, 2022. To learn more about these webinars and to register to attend please follow this link.


Webinar Series: Ticks & Tick-Borne Pathogens
Three New Sand Fly Species add to Catalog

Availability of Sand Flies

BEI Resources announces the availability of 3 species of sand fly vectors through WRAIR, including: Phleobotomus duboscqi strain Mali, Phleobotomus sergenti strain South Sinai, Egypt and Phleobotomus arabicus strain Israel.


Availability of Sand Flies
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SARS-CoV-2 Cell Lines

BEI Resources offers a variety of human and animal cell lines optimized for use in SARS-CoV-2 research. These cell lines are ideal for a variety of SARS-CoV-2 assays ...more.


SARS-CoV-2 Cell Lines
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SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant Isolates Now Available

The BEI Resources catalog of SARS-CoV-2 reference and research reagents has expanded from the first cultured United States isolate to more than 250 products, including isolates representing 13 WHO variants across 28 lineages and related reagents such as genomic RNA, proteins, inactivated virus preparations, proteins, peptide arrays and expression vectors for all 29 SARS-CoV-2 viral proteins. ...more.


Omicron Variant Isolates Now Available
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Resources for Trypanosoma cruzi Research

The BEI Resources T. cruzi catalog represents human, animal and vector isolates collected in the United States and throughout South America over a span of nearly 50 years.  Recent additions of the virulent human strain Brazil are available ...more.


Resources for T. cruzi Research
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Multidrug-Resistant Diversity Panels

Diversity panels deposited by the Multidrug-Resistant Organism Repository and Surveillance Network (MRSN) within the Bacterial Diseases Branch of the Walter Reed Army Institute are now available ...more.


Multidrug-Resistant Diversity Panels
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Enterovirus EV-D68 Cell Line Screening

In support of Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) vaccine development research, BEI Resources has performed initial screening of cell lines amenable for human vaccine development.  Click here for more information.

Enterovirus EV-D68 Cell Line Screening
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Not Seeing What You are Looking For?

BEI Resources is continually building a comprehensive repository of microbiological and emerging disease related organisms and reagents. Suggestions for materials to be added to our repository are always welcome. Click here to tell us what you don't see in our catalog!

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BEI Resources acquires, authenticates, produces and distributes a variety of materials within several biosafety levels and classifications. We understand that some researchers may only choose to order non-infectious research grade reagents through BEI Resources.

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The Knowledge Base is an informational database assembled by our Support Specialists and Scientific Staff which provides additional knowledge about the BEI Resources program and reagents through questions and answers.

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