The UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) Translational Science BioCore (TSB) supports world class biomedical research by facilitating cancer-related basic science and translational research through the integration of human biospecimen collection and storage with associated histological and molecular services. These services are provided through the partnership of the TSB BioBank and the TSB Translational Research Initiatives in Pathology (TRIP) laboratory.
The TSB BioBank provides high-quality human tissues, blood and other biospecimens that are prospectively collected, processed, stored and distributed in accordance with procedures that comply with the confidentiality, safety and all other regulatory standards set by UW-Madison and the National Cancer Institute's Best Practices for Biospecimen Resources.
Facility Manager: Everlyne Nkadori
Biobank Lab Contact:Phone: 608-262-8488 Hours: 7am-5pm M-F
The TSB Translational Research Initiatives in Pathology (TRIP) laboratory provides specialized histological and molecular/morphometric analyses and consultative services to support the individual research needs of investigators within the UWCCC. Select services include the construction and distribution of tissue microarrays; routine histology and complex immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization; multispectral fluorescent and bright field imaging with quantitative morphometric analysis via Vectra, Nuance and AQUA instruments; cell line authentication, PCR and quantitative RT PCR analyses.
Facility Manager: Karla Esbona
Trip Lab Contact:
Phone: 608-265-9168 Hours: 6:30am-5pm M-F