Specimen Processing, DNA Preparation and Cell Line Lab (Shelby 230)The genetics study lab is located in Shelby 230. Specimens should be delivered to the lab before 12:00pm. In addition to routine specimen processing, this core lab also offers services that include but are not necessarily limited to:
Analytical Laboratory (Webb Nutrition Sciences Building)The analytical laboratory in the Webb building is directed by Barbara Gower. It is well equipped with both automated and manual analyzers for assessment of a variety of analytes. General equipment includes pipetting devices, a refrigerator, -70oC and -20oC freezers, two refrigerated centrifuges, water baths, a shaker, a rotating extractor, and an ALPCO microplate rotator. A water distillation and filtration system, cold rooms, and an ice machine are located adjacent to the facility, and are available for use in hormone/substrate analysis. Other equipment includes:
Access SPAN Services
For sample processing and DNA preparations, please complete the brief registration. Contact Dr. Kathy Powell with questions regarding the brief registration form.
SPAN Usage Fees
Usage fees for sample processing and DNA preparations, which cover the cost of consumables, are listed here. Additional costs are applied to industry sponsored protocols, depending upon intensity level.
For other information about any existing services, or to inquire about additional services, Dr. Jeff Edberg, SPAN Director.