School of Public Health Biorepository

Established in 2003, the School of Public Health Biorepository collects, stores, and tracks high quality biospecimens collected for long term studies of human health and disease in children and adults. Sample handling includes processing, aliquotting, and shipping human biospecimens. We house over 500,000 biological and environmental samples from over 40 ongoing and completed research projects in our -80⁰C deep freezers and nitrogen tanks including blood, urine, hair, teeth, dust, DNA, RNA, and buccal cells.

Cell Culture Facility

Provides cell cultures, media, supplies and expertise on a recharge basis for more than 40 different laboratories on and off the main campus. Provides cell cultures for researchers to take to their labs for experiments, media and materials for checkout, and also allows use of laminar flow hoods, incubators and microscope for researchers who are using cells provided by the facility (on site).