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Shared Resources

Animal Imaging Shared Resource (ANIM)

Animal Imaging Shared Resource (ANIM)

The Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Facility serves as a focal point from which cancer investigators draw statistical and bioinformatics expertise for planning, management, and analysis of their studies.

Director: Anna Sorace, Ph.D., agsorace@uab.edu

Microbiome Shared Resource (BIOM)

Microbiome Shared Resource (BIOM)

The Comprehensive Genomics Shared Facility supports and maintains state-of-the-art genomic technology platforms including Next-Generation sequencing and high dimensional genotyping platforms and provides access to these resources for cancer investigators. The CGSF is also the dedicated sequencing provider to the Microbiome/Gnotobiotic Shared Facility.

Director: Casey Morrow, Ph.D., caseym@uab.edu

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource (BSBI)

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource (BSBI)

The primary objective of BSBI is to provide centralized biostatistical/bioinformatics services and collaborative research support for the research projects of the Cancer Center. 

 Biostatistics Director: Sejong Bae, Ph.D., sbae@uabmc.edu

Bioinformatics Director: Elizabeth Worthey, Ph.D., eaworthey@uabmc.edu

Flow Cytometry & Single Cell Analysis Shared Resource (FLOW)

Flow Cytometry & Single Cell Analysis Shared Resource (FLOW)

 FLOW provides state-of-the-art FLOW and Single Cell Analysis equipment and services for UAB investigators to advance basic and clinical research.

 Director: Troy Randall, Ph.D., troyrandall@uabmc.edu

Genomics Shared Resource (GEN)

Genomics Shared Resource (GEN)

GEN supports and maintains state-of-the-art genomic technology platforms including Next-Generation sequencing and high dimensional genotyping platforms and provides access to these resources for cancer investigators.

 Director: Michael Crowley, Ph.D., mcrowley@uab.edu

Human Imaging Shared Resource (HUMI)

Human Imaging Shared Resource (HUMI)

The Human Imaging Shared Facility provides support for cancer related studies with human imaging components by providing standardized protocol review, state-of-the-art image acquisition, standardized tumor metrics quantification and response assessment. 

Director: Andrew Smith, M.D., Ph.D., asmith7@uab.edu

Participant Recruitment and Assessment Shared Resource (PRA)

Participant Recruitment and Assessment Shared Resource (PRA)

 PRA offers recruitment of participants for any study, including help with developing recruitment and retention plans; identifying participants and targeting them with culturally relevant messages.

 Director: Maria Pisu, Ph.D., mpisu@uabmc.edu

Proteomics Shared Resource (PROT)

Proteomics Shared Resource (PROT)

PROT provides state-of-the-art capabilities in mass spectrometry, proteomics, and bioanalytical technologies to support the research needs of O’Neal investigators.

Director: James Mobley, Ph.D., mobleyja@uab.edu

Microscopy Shared Resource (SCOP)

Microscopy Shared Resource (SCOP)

SCOP state-of-the-art imaging resources and technical support to the UAB community with electron microscopy and light microscopy including confocal, live cell, multi-photon, widefield, super resolution, and image analysis. 

Director: Alexa Mattheyses, Ph.D., mattheyses@uab.edu

Structural Biology Shared Resource (STBIO)

Structural Biology Shared Resource (STBIO)

STBIO supports cancer investigators with cutting-edge technology including NMR, Cryo-EM, and X-Ray crystallography.

Cryo-EM Director: Terje Dokland, Ph.D., dokland@uab.edu

X-Ray Crystallography Director: Champion Deivanayagam, Ph.D., champy@uab.edu

NMR Director: William Placzek, Ph.D., placzek@uab.edu

Tissue Procurement Shared Resource (TPRO)

Tissue Procurement Shared Resource (TPRO)

TPRO ensures access to high-quality tissue specimens (malignant, normal, benign, diseased) with associated histopathologic and demographic data, histology services, and expertise in informative analysis of tissue samples.

Director: Sameer Al-Diffalh, M.D., saldiffalha@uabmc.edu

Transgenic & Genetically Engineered Models Shared Resource (TGEM)

Transgenic & Genetically Engineered Models Shared Resource (TGEM)

TGEM services include the production of mouse models using gene targeting and DNA and ES cell injection methods and creating gene knockouts using the TALEN and CRISPR/Cas9 nucleases in mice, rats and zebrafish. 

Director: John Parant, Ph.D., jparant@uab.edu

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