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Markey Shared Resources Fair

Markey Shared Resources Fair

Discover how MCC's Shared Resources can enhance your research!

The Markey Shared Resources Fair will be held in the Biomedical/Biological Sciences Research Building (BBSRB) Atrium on Friday, February 8th, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Explore our page for information on the agenda, registration, SRF spokespeople, and vendor door prizes for this event.

For more information about this event, please email

  • Technical Talks Schedule

    Technical talks will be held in BBSRB Classroom 202A, adjacent to the BBSRB Atrium.

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    10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

    New Instrumentation NanoString Digital Spatial Profiling and SPRINT nCounter

    Therese Bocklage, PhD
    Shulin Zhang, PhD, MD

    10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

    Center for Computational Sciences

    Research Computing Infrastructure and Plans

    Tony Elam, Assc. Director for Computational Sciences (CCS)

    11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

    Immunology Consulting and Immune Monitoring Services

    Jerry Woodward, PhD

  • Shared Resource Facility (SRF) Representatives

    The following representatives will be available throughout this event to discuss the resources and services provided by their Shared Resource Facility. 

    Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

    • Heidi L. Weiss, PhD
    • Brent Shelton, PhD
    • Chi Wang, PhD

    Providing statistical and bioinformatics expertise for Markey investigators of basic science, clinical, and population research.

    Behavioral and Community-Based Research

    • Jamie L. Studts, PhD

    Supporting behavioral and community-based research across Kentucky.

    Biospecimen Procurement and Translational Pathology

    • Therese J. Bocklage, MD
    • Rachel Stewart, PhD

    Learn about new technologies coming to the BPTP SRF this year such as the Ventana IHC Autostainer or the cutting edge capabilities of the NanoString Digital Spatial Profiling for biomarker discovery on tissue sections. Ask us about Orien Avatar, new Tissue Microarrays, or how BPTP can help with your basic, translational or clinical research.

    Cancer Research Informatics

    • Eric Durbin, DrPH

    Explore cancer patient populations in the KCR Cancer Research Data Commons by mutations, demographics, and clinical factors.

    Flow Cytometry and Immune Monitoring

    • Don Cohen, PhD
    • Jerry Woodward, PhD

    Immune cell phenotyping, cell counting and purification and functional immune cell analysis for human and animal cancer studies.


    • Shulin Zhang, MD, PhD, FACMG, FCCMG
    • Sainan Wei, PhD, MD

    Provides state-of-the-art technologies to facilitate genomics into translational research and Precision Medicine.

    Redox Metabolism

    • D. Allan Butterfield, PhD
    • Rick Higashi, PhD
    • Haining Zhu, PhD

    Investigation of free radical biology, Seahorse XFe96, proteomics, and metabolism as related to cancer and chemotherapy.

    Research Communications Office

    • Danielle Story, MBA

    Helping Markey Researchers with editing, graphics and grants. The RCO supports the cancer research community by helping secure grants, publish findings and event/grant coordination.

    Center for Computational Sciences

    • Jim Griffioen, PhD

    Providing systems and services to meet the High Performance Computing and data analysis research needs of UK faculty.