Topics: Core Facilities
The Center for Medical Genomics at Penn State brings together researchers in medicine, genomics, biochemistry, statistics and computer science to advance basic genomic research and personalized medicine and translate that research into new diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive medical strategies.
Dr. Yuka Imamura-Kawasawa, Director of the Genome Sciences Facility at Penn State College of Medicine, will present NextGen Sequencing NGS Analysis Training workshops biweekly starting in September for any interested researchers.
The full-service Penn State College of Medicine Genome Sciences Facility provides consultation, instrumentation and services to both Penn State and non-Penn State investigators in genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic studies.
Through support of Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute's executive committee and the College of Medicine Office of the Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, data use agreements are now not needed in certain circumstances when private health information is transferred from Hershey to University Park.
Nadine Hempel, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmacology at Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Cancer Institute member, recently received the Agilent Seahorse XFp Grant Award for her work "Bioenergetics Analysis of Ovarian Cancer Patient Ascites."
Penn State College of Medicine's Clinical Research Biospecimen Core, which celebrated its grand opening Aug. 3, 2016, provides a centralized service for the processing and distribution of human subject research samples.