Shared Resources

Required CCSG Acknowledgement

The NCI requires that publications acknowledge the UPCI CCSG support, and they are tracking compliance. If a UPCI CCSG-supported Shared Resource provided data used in your publication, please include the following statement in the acknowledgment section of your publication(s):

"This project used the UPCI [insert name(s) of shared resource(s)] that [is/are] supported in part by award P30CA047904."

Shared Resource Directors: Please make sure to include this statement on all of your order forms, contracts, etc. as a reminder to your users to acknowledge the UPCI CCSG support.



UPCI Shared Resources Forms and Policies

At UPCI, Shared Resources play a key role in supporting cancer research by providing investigators with access to both cutting-edge and expensive technology and technical expertise while, at the same time, containing costs.

Hillman Center Cancer

Animal Facility

Quality, humane animal care and services in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, to support existing and future animal research programs at UPCI

Biobehavioral Medicine Facility

Biobehavioral Medicine Facility*

High-quality laboratory services to assess biological changes associated with stress and other psychological and behavioral factors in health and disease

KM Plot

Biostatistics Facility

Statistical and computer-related expertise in design, execution, analysis, and reporting of cancer-related basic, translational, and clinical research studies

Bioinformatics

Cancer Bioinformatics Services

Expertise in bioinformatics, honest broker services, patient registry data services, clinical trials information management, and tissue banking and pathology annotation and inventory control

Molecules

Cancer Biomarkers Facility

State-of-the-art genomics and proteomics instrumentation, faculty expertise, and collaborative consultation for the discovery and translation of clinically relevant molecular biomarkers

Pharmacokinetic parameters

Cancer Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Facility

Accessible, economical, comprehensive, and state-of-the-art pharmacology research services that support preclinical and clinical research programs at UPCI and medical institutions nationwide

Dendritic cell tunneling nanotubules

Cell and Tissue Imaging Facility

Expertise in the design and implementation of experiments using microscopic techniques and image analysis, including interpretation of morphological data

Paraffin section interphase FISH

Cell Culture and Cytogenetics Facility*

Cell culture services including cell line authentication, EBV transformation of lymphocytes, and classical and molecular cytogenetics services

Small molecular inhibitor

Chemical Biology Facility

Identification, characterization, and optimization of unique chemical probes and potential anticancer compounds

Clinical Research Services

Clinical Research Services

Facilitates the development, implementation, and completion of all UPCI clinical research studies

Imaging cytometry

Cytometry Facility

Analytical and imaging cytometry and cell sorting, for rapid quantitation of a wide variety of cellular properties

Blood cells

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Laboratory*

Processing, cryopreservation, and assistance with the infusion of hematopoietic progenitor cell products and therapeutic T-cell products and translational development of novel stem cell products

Dendritic cells

Immunologic Monitoring and Cellular Products Laboratory

Therapeutic cell product generation, serial monitoring of immunologic functions in patients with cancer who are treated with biologic therapies, and banking of blood and tissues for patients on clinical protocols

PET Scan

In Vivo Imaging Facility

Expertise and state-of-the-art instrumentation for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT), and optical/ultrasound small animal imaging

Pills

Investigational Drug Services

Oversees all pharmacy procedures and processes for UPCI and clinical sites where UPCI-sponsored studies are implemented

Adenocarcinoma

Tissue and Research Pathology Services

Centralized support for tissue and biological specimen procurement, research histology, and clinical data annotation

CMV-TurboGFP vector

Vector Facility

Provides viral and non-viral vectors, cell lines, reagents, protocols, and technical assistance to aid cancer researchers in studies involving gene and shRNA transduction

* non-CCSG resource