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The Core Center of Excellence in Hematology, Cell Procurement and Processing Core serves as a nation-wide resource for investigator-initiated research. The Core's work includes standardizing procurement and optimizing processing, cryopreservation, storage, and distribution of G-CSF mobilized and non-mobilized peripheral blood mononuclear cells, bone marrow, umbilical cord blood, stromal cells, and induced pluripotent stem cells.
The work of the laboratory includes enriching large numbers of hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells or other investigator-specified cell types, and providing high-quality populations to facilitate basic research and pre-clinical translational studies as well as performing extensive phenotyping by multi-color FACS of research samples and enriched cells for correlative studies and characterization of processed cell fractions.
The incumbent works under the close supervision of the Lab Manager or other lab personnel. Job duties include: