Core Facilities & Shared Resources

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INBRE CoreInstitutionManagerEmail Contact
Biobank and Molecular Analysis Program (BMAP)

Provides essential services in molecular biology and genetics. The core offers Sanger sequencing, fragment analysis, Ion PGM, Real-Time PCR, 3D PCR, Microarray
Nemours Children’s HospitalDiana Corao-Uribe, PhD

Jen Holbrook, BS
BioImaging Center (University of Delaware)

State-of-the-art microscopy instrumentation, including transmission and scanning electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, and advanced light microscopy.
University of Delaware Jeff Caplan,
Bioinformatics Data Science Core (BDS)

Support & training for a broad range of bioinformatics, genomic analysis, and data science applications
University of Delaware Shawn Polson,
Biostatistics Epidemiology Research Design Core (BERD)

Statistics, epidemiology consultations, collaboration, advanced statistical methodologies
ChristianaCare Health SystemClaudine Jurkovitz, MD,
Cardiovascular Research Core (CVRC)

Custom Vascular Studies, echocardiography, 24-hour
blood pressure, monitoring Standard and Doppler Carotid
University of Delaware Shannon Lennon,
Cawley Center for Translational Cancer Research (CCTCR)

Flow cytometry / cell sorting, real time PCR, microirradiator.
ChristianaCare Health SystemLynn Opdenaker,
Cell Science Core (CSC)

Flow cytometry, Cell culture, 2-D electrophoresis, 2-D DIGE, LC-MS/MS, HPLC.
Nemours Children’s HospitalSonali Barwe,
Center for Biomedical and Brain Imaging (CBBI)

Functional and structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for humans, with two 3T scanners for humans and large animals, and a 9.4T scanner for samples and small animals.  Also simultaneous MRI with EEG or TMS.
University of Delaware Keith Schneider,
Center for Human Research Coordination

Recruit, screen and register participants for studies.
University of DelawareKarin Gravare Silbernagel, PT, ATC, PhD

Marlo Goss
Custom Synthesis Lab

Synthetic chemistry services, broadly defined, mainly to non-specialists with limited access to organic chemistry facilities.
University of Delaware Yinzhi Fang,
Delaware Center for Musculoskeletal Research (DCMR)

Instrumentation and expertise in support of mechanical testing and measurements, multimodal animal imaging, histology, and preclinical experimentation/lab and animal medicine.
University of Delaware Mary Boggs, PhD, Liyun Wang, PhD & Millicent Sullivan,,
DNA Sequencing & Genotyping Center

DNA sequencing; Nucleic Acid extraction, purification, and amplifications; Nucleic Acid quality analysis; DNA fragmentation; DNA size selection.
University of Delaware Bruce Kingham,
Flow Cytometry Core

Full service flow cytometry and cell sorting.
University of Delaware Arit Ghosh,
High Throughput Experimentation (HTE) Center

Conducts organic reactions in parallel format for 24- and 96-well microscale experiment screening to support rapid identification of catalysts for new reactions and optimization of reaction conditions.
University of Delaware Jessica Sampson,
Histochemistry and Tissue Processing Center (HTPC)

Full services histotechnology laboratory providing routine & complex assays.
Nemours Children’s HospitalHeather Hardy, MS,
Life Science Research Facility (LSRF)

Provides housing for research rodents and technical expertise is available to train research staff or conduct experimental procedures.
University of Delaware Gwen Talham,
Mass Spectrometry Core

State-of-the-art equipment and expertise for mass spectrometry and proteomics.
University of Delaware PapaNii Asare-Okai,
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy Core

Solution and solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
University of Delaware Steve Bai,
Optical Science Center for Applied Research (OSCAR) Imaging Facility

Imaging, microscopy, spectroscopy, and image analysis.
Delaware State University Hacene Boukari, PhD &
Michael Moore, MS
Pediatric Genomics Laboratory (PGL)

Consultation/experiment design, library preparation, next generation sequencing and downstream data analysis
Nemours Children’s HospitalDiana Corao-Uribe,
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