The Biobank and Translational Research Core provides high quality biospecimens for translational research and resources for high-throughput analysis of biospecimens.
The Biobank and Translational Research Core consist of four divisions.
- Biobanking—Biorepository that currently houses more than 60,000 biospecimens and offers services including prospective collections, biospecimen processing and −80°C freezers and liquid nitrogen tanks for storage
- Histology and Molecular Pathology—Research pathology, histology and immunohistochemistry services
- Instrumentation—State-of-the-art research instrumentation that is available for self-use after training
- Microscopy and Image Analysis—Imaging and digital image analysis tools for quantitative measurements in biospecimens