The Laboratory Core manages the collection, flow and disposition of biological specimens collected for CCRC studies.
Analytical Laboratory Personnel
Highly skilled laboratory staff support investigators with all laboratory assistance including sample processing; preparing aliquots of samples; sample storage; DNA/RNA isolation; preparation of samples for proteomics and flow cytometry; and multiplex cytokine/chemokine and metabolic analyses. UC Davis clinical lab services are also available to investigators.
The laboratory personnel can help with isolation of cells from peripheral blood, flow cytometry as well as isolation of DNA/RNA and other esoteric testing as necessary for the different protocols and researchers can approach the Lab Director with their needs and submit an Application for CCRC form for approval.
Multiplexing on the Bioplex and BD FACS Array:
2 different platforms are available for multiplexing and in combination provide a variety of tests that can be multiplexed according to the needs of a particular protocol.