The mission of H-MARC is to provide services that will enhance the analysis of both host and microbial biological processes as well as facilitate translation into the clinical arena via human subject research.
Biostatistical support for the development of study design and data analysis is available through the Penn Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB).
Amy Praestgaard, MS
Bioinformatics Customized bioinformatic analyses specific to the needs of Project Leaders are available to Center members with a computational biologist with expertise in the analysis of host-microbial interactions through the Penn Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB).
Hongzhe Li, PhD
Yun Li, PhD
Services provided by the Penn Next Generation Sequencing Core and the Penn Molecular Profiling Facility are subsidized by the Core, $1000/investigator/year.
This biorepository of human digestive tissues has two components, 1) Human RNA Source Bank: A previously established bank of frozen human tissues, many with RNA already isolated, and 2) Annotated Clinical Tissue Bank: Biospecimens with robust clinical metadata from prospectively consented human subjects are archived and tracked with 2-D barcodes logged into the LabVantage Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).