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OHSU Core Service Centers
Advanced Computing Center - Consulting, research storage, application hosting, support for research computing systems.
Advanced Imaging Research Center - Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), data analysis, and user education.
Advanced Light Microscopy - Access to and education on the use of advanced instrumentation for fluorescence microscopy in cells, tissues, and animals.
Bioanalytical/Pharmacokinetics - Support and consultation for the analysis of small molecules using state-of-the-art LC-MS/MS, GC/MS, or HPLC instrumentation.
Biolibrary - Fresh, frozen, OCT, FFPE tissues and blood derivatives; prospective whole blood collection; PI-driven consenting of patients; digital slide imaging
Biomolecular Structure Laboratory - Crystallization, x-ray diffraction and computational analysis of macromolecules and complexes.
Clinical and Translational Research Core Services - Study Coordination, Education, and Career development, Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, Investigator Support and Integration, Community and Practice Research Funding.DNA Services
Flow Cytometry - Cell sorting and analytical flow cytometry, data analysis, consultation, and user education and training.
Gene Profiling - Microarrays, real-time PCR, and targeted sequencing: RNA profiling and DNA variation analysis (Affymetrix/ Illumina microarrays, RT-PCR, Ion PGM sequencing); RNA/DNA isolation and quality assessment.
Histopathology - Specimen imbedding, sectioning, staining, and immunohistochemistry.
Massively Parallel Sequencing - Sample preparation and genomic scale sequencing services on the Illumina HiSeq 2000.
Multiscale Microscopy Core - State-of-the-art electron and light microscopy facility providing imaging services, access and technical support to OHSU and external customers.
Proteomics - Mass spectrometric services to allow protein identification, detection of post-translational modifications, and profiling of changes in relative protein abundance.
Transgenic Mouse Models - Development of genetically engineered mouse models, cryopreservation, and other services.
Virology - Production of viral vectors, virus stocks and antigens. Viral diagnostics for virus quantification and serology. User consultation and education.