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Molecular Lab Core

Currently, the laboratory administratively supports several large multicenter projects.  The laboratory occupies 2000 square feet of space and is located on the 10th floor of Scaife Hall.


Lab Director

Octavia M. Peck-Palmer, PhD


Lab Staff

Vanessa Jackson, Research Technician

Luther Springs, Research Technician

Renee Anderko, Laboratory Technician



L to R: Jackson, Anderko, Springs, Peck-Palmer


Laboratory Services

  • Specimen Processing (human and non-human)
    • Specimen collection kits
    • Blood, urine and other body fluids
    • Customized specimen labeling
  • Specimen Biobanking
    • Short and long-term; shipping (internal/external collaborators)
    • Recordkeeping and tracking
    • 23 -80ºC freezers
    • 2 refrigerators
  • Assays
    • ELISA – currently available
    • Luminex – coming soon
  • Consultation
    • Internal/external grant applications
    • Experimental design