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MDACC ORION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please include the following acknowledgement in research publications supported by the core: "Supported by the NIH/NCI under award number P30 CA016672 and used the ORION core".


Overview of Services

The purpose of our core is to provide state-of-the-art immunoprofiling services to MDACC investigators as well as local investigators. Our services range from single service instrument use to entire project design and analysis. Researchers and Investigators will need to provide the samples for analysis. Samples can be stored short-term prior to assessment.

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Services:

  • Clinical trial immune monitoring
  • Custom panel design for assays
  • Guidance on language and funding for grant applications
  • Data analysis
  • Single assay instrument use 

Equipment and Technology:

  • Luminex 200 (assisted only)
  • MSD QuickPlex SQ120 (assisted and unassisted)
  • CTL ELISPOT analyzer - Immunospot S6 MICRO (assisted and unassisted)
  • Flow Cytometry of up to 18 colors (assisted only) 

Leadership

Cara Haymaker, Ph.D. | Director | (713) 792-1458chaymaker@mdanderson.org 

Ignacio Wistuba, M.D. | Co-Director 

Location and hours of operation

Location   Hours

 

SCRB1/2, 7455 Fannin Street   

Houston, TX 77054  

   

 Monday-Friday

 8:00am-5:00pm

Links and Resources 

Luminex

Kit Vendors:

Sales representative: Nick Tardi | Nick.Tardi@thermofisher.com

Sales representative: Christof Straub | christof_straub@bio-rad.com

Sales representative: Melissa Muller | melissa.muller@emdmillipore.com

Templates and SOPs:

 

MSD:

Kit Vendor:

Sales representative: Katlin Holmes | kholmes@mesoscale.com

Templates and SOPs:

 

ELISPOT Kit Vendors:

 

CCSG Shared Resource Cores:

 

Longitudinal Patient Collections for Clinical Trials:

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
ORION Core lab
Oncology Research and Immunomonitoring
 
713-792-1458
 
ORIONCore@mdanderson.org
 
7455 Fannin St, 2SCR2.3203, Houston, TX 77054
 

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