Shared Resources

Updates on UWCCC Shared Resources Operations during COVID-19

Due to the continuously changing situation, we have compiled a summary of current operations of UWCCC Shared Resources. The summary can be found at the link below and will be updated monthly. Contact the individual resources for questions or more information.

Summary of UWCCC Shared Resources Current Operations

Shared Resources provide researchers with a wide variety of services to ensure that their science is supported by state-of-the-art technology and techniques. Our shared resources are designed to support multidisciplinary research and unite physicians and scientists to speed the transfer of science to patients.

Biostatistics Shared Resource

Offers statistical support in the design, conduct and analysis of research studies in basic, clinical and population-based sciences

Cancer Prevention and Outcomes Data

Delivers seamless and state-of-the-art cancer prevention data exchange, survey research consultation and data collection services



Drug Development Core

Facilitates drug discovery and development through the integration of high throughput screening, medicinal chemistry, and pre-clinical and clinical pharmacology

Genome Editing and Animal Models

Makes gene editing and biobanking technology accessible and affordable

Pharmaceutical Research Center

Coordinates safe and ethical provision of investigational/study medications to research subjects enrolled in clinical drug trials

Cancer Informatics Shared Resource

Provides modern and efficient informatics, including advancements in bioinformatics, clinical informatics, image analysis and computational science

Circulating Biomarker Core


Provides translation of circulating biomarker research methods for clinical trials and clinical grade assays



Experimental Animal Pathology Laboratory

Provides a broad array of high quality histology services

Glassware Washing & Sterilization

Provides centralized services for cleaning laboratory glassware and sterilizing glassware and media

Scientific Instrumentation Facility

Provides centralized instrument related support to UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) Shared Resources, cancer center members and non-members involved in laboratory, translational and clinical research

Translational Science Biocore
Facilitates basic science and translational research through the integration of human biospecimen collection and storage with associated histological and molecular services
Cancer Metabolomics Shared Resource

Provides the UW campus community with access to cutting-edge small molecule identification and quantification technologies

Clinical Research Imaging Core

Provides imaging support related to cancer research and serves to integrate imaging expertise jointly with the UW-SMPH Department of Radiology and the UW Carbone Cancer Center


Flow Cytometry Laboratory

Support for fluorescence-based single cell analysis and isolation to further the characterization and understanding of cellular function, biomarkers, pathology and treatment in basic, translational and clinical research projects

Microtechnology Core

Develops and applies advanced microscale cell-based assays to enhance basic cell biology research and enable clinical studies

Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW)


Provides access to longitudinal biosamples and survey data from a representative statewide sample, along with technical support for the development of pilot and novel research efforts.

Small Animal Imaging and Radiotherapy Facility
Provides innovative, state-of-the-art, affordable, noninvasive, high-resolution, in-vivo and ex-vivo imaging and radiotherapy support