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Tissue Microarray and Imaging Core Facility (DF/HCC)

Director: Signoretti, Sabina, M.D.

Location: Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St., Thorn 603C, Boston, MA 02115

Core Summary:

The Tissue Microarray and Imaging Core is dedicated to the construction and evaluation of high-quality tissue microarrays for cancer research. Tissue microarrays enable large-scale, high-throughput in-situ analysis of gene and protein expression. By providing access to this resource, as well as enabling computer-based image analysis and high-throughput nucleic acid extraction, the Core facilitates translational research and the discovery and validation of novel potential drug targets.

Institutions:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
Personnel/Contact Information:

Director: Signoretti, Sabina, M.D.
Phone: (617) 525-7437
Email

Member: Bowman, Teri
Role: Core Manager, Handles Technical Questions and General Inquiries for all Core Services
Phone: (617) 525-7442
Email

Member: Wyner, Lauri
Role: Content Manager
Phone: (617) 432-4947
Email

Member: Namgyal, Chungdak
Role: Handles Technical Questions for All Work Related To TMA Construction
Email

Services:
  • Access to Automated Quantitative Analysis [AQUA] system

  • Aperio digital pathology services

  • Construction of standard and custom tissue microarrays

  • Nucleic acid isolation from paraffin-embedded tissue

  • Preparation of array slides

  • Tissue Microarray consultation services


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Last updated: 2015-01-30T10:18:16.892-06:00