STI Research Cores

Flow Cytometry

The STI Flow Core is part of the Unified Flow Core managed by the Department of Immunology.

Histopathology

STI faculty and staff have access to Cores at the Magee and McGowan Institutes.

Genomics

STI facutly and staff have access to the following Cores:

Single Cell Core (Dr. Robert Lafyatis)

UPMC Genome Center

Health Science Genomics Research Core

Health Sciences Genomics Analysis Core

Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

In addition to supporting ongoing clinical trials, its functions include developing new drug monitoring assays and providing pharmacokinetic profiles of immunosuppressive drugs and other drugs used in transplant patients. The facility utilizes laboratories located in the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and the Biomedical Science Tower.

For more information, please contact:
Raman Venkataramanan , Ph.D.

Microscopy and Intravital Imaging

STI faculty and staff have access to the Center for Biological Imaging, directed by Dr. Simon C. Watkins, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology. In addition, the STI have the following resources: Intravital Imaging For more information, please contact Martin Oberbarnscheidt, MD, PhD Routine Onsite Bright Field and Fluorescent Microscopy For more information, please contact, Adrian Morelli, M.D., Ph.D. Whole Slide Scanning For more information, please contact Martin Oberbarnscheidt, MD, PhD or William Shufesky.

Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

In addition to supporting ongoing clinical trials, its functions include developing new drug monitoring assays and providing pharmacokinetic profiles of immunosuppressive drugs and other drugs used in transplant patients. The facility utilizes laboratories located in the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and the Biomedical Science Tower.

For more information, please contact:
Raman Venkataramanan , Ph.D.