Cizik School of Nursing Biological Science Laboratory
The Center for Nursing Research Bioscience Laboratory at the Cizik School of Nursing is designed using an open concept that allows flexibility in faculty and student research needs. The CNR lab includes multiple portable lab workbenches; tissue culture room with modular stacked CO2 incubator units, a refrigerated centrifuge, and two large laminar flow biological safety cabinets for sterile applications; hazardous materials room; biological safety rooms with chemical fume hoods; and freezer storage area for -80?C freezers connected to an alarm monitoring system. A Millipore Milli-Q Synthesis water purification system provides high quality ultra-pure water for all bioassays and procedures. Please refer to this video for more information on the CNR lab.
In June 2021, the CNR attained Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Certificate of Waiver from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. This certification greatly expanded the number and types of tests authorized by CLIA that the lab can provide for research and clinical purposes. Read the full list of tests now available.
Goals of Service
- Provide high quality research support including consultation on study design, sample preparation and data analysis to help you achieve your research goals.
- Develop a network for potential research collaboration in biobehavioral research.
Major Assay Systems
- Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) - Singleplex and Multiplex Systems
- High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
- Real-Time PCR
- Chemistry Analyzer
- Hematology analyzer
- Flow Cytometry
- Mass Spectrometry
- Lipid panel
- Alpha Amylase
- C-Reactive Protein
- IL-1β & IL-6
The accuracy of any assay result depends on the proper preparation of the sample. We can help you with preparation of your samples for analysis.
Our lab staff can help with shipping information and/or shipment of samples.
State of the art cryopreservation freezers (-80C) for long-term sample storage.
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Submit Laboratory Request
Use this link to submit a laboratory service request:
For more information, please contact:
Interim Director: Hongyu Wang, MD, PhD.
Associate Director: Charmaine Wilson, MS
Laboratory Manager: Sharvari Kamat, MS