APHL is accepting applications for the Naational Biomonitoring Network (NBN) from local, state, and federal governmental biomonitoring laboratories integrated into the public health system. The network has been designed to accommodatgas variety of backgrounds, and applications will be welcomed from laboratories with limited to extensive experience.
Laboratories applying for tier 1, 2,or 3 membership must all complete the
online application. There is no NBN application or membership fee at this time. Every laboratory will be asked to renew its membership in the network every two years.
An APHL staff member will review your application for completeness, and you will be notified if any components are missing. Applications will be assessed on a quarterly basis by panels comprised of 3 reviewers and 1 chairperson.
Members are welcome to petition for a new tier status at any time by submitting a new application, which will be assessed at the next quarterly review. To update application information, open the file below and click the notepad icon or select the laboratory name and use the ribbon to edit.
At this time, APHL is not prepared to accept Tier 4 laboratories. However, it will update this site when Tier 4 opens for applications. To be notified of this update, please send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org with 'Tier 4 Application' in the subject line.
Tier descriptions document.
Thank you for your interest in the National Biomonitoring Network. Please contact the Environmental Health Program at APHL with any questions or comments at email@example.com.