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Biospecimen Shared Resource

The Biospecimen Shared Resource (BSSR) provides high quality, well-characterized cancer and related human tissue specimens and biological materials to investigators. This resource is a robust facility, staffed with experienced, knowledgeable personnel and cutting-edge equipment with several services, including the production of Tissue Microarrays. In partnership with the HIHG Biorepository, the BSSR stores tissue and nucleic acids from clinically annotated specimens with associated blood specimens available for the majority of collections.

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Department Email

Francisco Vega, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Hematopathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Medical Director of the Biospecimen Shared Resources 
University of Miami/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Office: 305-243-5760

Karla A. Gonzalez, MA, CCRC
Senior Manager, Research Support
Biospecimen Shared Resources
Office: 305 243-6777