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Yale Center for Personalized Cancer Medicine – Shared Equipment Core

The Yale Center for Personalized Cancer Medicine is dedicated to making significant strides in advancing the understanding of molecular, genetic, and biochemical basis of cancers.  The availability of state-of-the-art technologies at Yale enables our scientists to continually push the boundaries and make new discoveries bringing to draw us closer to optimizing treatment options based on the genetic and biochemical profile of each individual’s cancer.  The Shared Equipment Core provides Yale scientists focused on personalized cancer medicine access to the latest technologies and services.

The following technologies are currently available: 

Located in the I-WING/HUNTER Cluster:

1) Applied Biosystems ViiA7 Real Time PCR, in NSB 287B – Mary Ann Melnick
2) Zeiss Axiocam, in NSB 287B – Mary Ann Melnick 
3) Zeiss Axio Observer A1, in NSB 287B – Mary Ann Melnick 
4) Sorvall Thermoregulatable RC6+ High Speed Centrifuge, in NSB 287B – Mary Ann Melnick
5) BioRad Chemidoc MP, in NSB 287B – Mary Ann Melnick 
6) Paradigm Fluorescence Plate Reader, in NSB 287B – Mary Ann Melnick
7) Gentle Max tissue prep and magnetic bead sorter, in NSB 287B – Mary Ann Melnick 
8) Cytospin, in NSB 287B – Mary Ann Melnick
9) Zeiss Axio Observer Compound Microscope with Deconvolution Software, in SHM-I 231  – Michael Hurwitz

Located in the BRADY/LAUDER Cluster:

1) Leica RM2235 rotary microtome, in LH416 – Alex Vortmeyer
2) Leica CM1950 cryostat, in LH416 – Alex Vortmeyer
3) GE Akta pure chromatography system, in LH203 – Qin Yan 
4) Sorvall Thermoregulatable RC6+ High Speed Centrifuge, in BML343 – Qin Yan 
5) BioRad Chemidoc MP, in BML338 –  Qin Yan
6) Applied Biosystems ViiA7 Real Time PCR, in LH203 – Lauren Blair
7) Lonza Nucleofactor, in LH203 – Narendra Wajapeyee
8) guava® easyCyte™ 5HT Flow Cytometer, in LH203 – Narendra Wajapeyee
9) The Mitocell S200 micro respirometry system, in BML369 – Sharen Mckay
10) Virtis Advantage Plus bench top freeze dryer, in TAC S110 – Richard Kibbey

For more information on these technologies, or to schedule access to the technologies listed above, please contact the contact person listed. The contact person is in charge of training anyone who wants to use it and setting them up with scheduling through Google Calendars.  For general information regarding the core, please contact Michael Hurwitz

(for I-WING/HUNTER Cluster) and Qin Yan
(for BRADY/LAUDER Cluster) and David Stern