Biomarker Core Lab (HHD)

Overview of Services

A fee-for-service facility offering biomarker research support including consultation on study design, preparation and analysis of samples, and data analysis

Services:

     Enzyme immunoassays (ELISA), electrochemoluminescence & kinetic reaction assays targeting

     Multiplexed assays using magnetic beads, polystyrene beads,or MSD platform

     Telomere length analysis

     Sample Processing - aliquoting, transfers, DNA extraction, PBMC Isolation

     Sample Storage

     Training - pipetting methods, study design, sample collection and preparation, running assays, lab equipment use

Sample types:

     Saliva, serum, plasma, urine, blood, and hair. From both humans & animals.

Equipment available for use:

     Readers                                                           96-Well Plate Washers                      

          Bio-Plex 200                                                  BioTek 405LS

          Meso QuickPlex (MSD)                                    BioTek EL406

          BioTek Synergy 2

      Others

          BioTek Precision Liquid Handling Pipetting Machine

          -80° Freezers

          Refrigerators

          Incubators

          Nitrogen Evaporator

          Bead Mill homogenizer

Leadership

Sheree Logue, Ph.D. | Director

Sue Siegel, Ph.D. | Telomere Specialist

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm                
0146 Health & Human Development Bldg
0358 Health & Human Development Bldg
0360 Health & Human Development Bldg

University Park, PA 16802

Links and Resources

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Sheree Logue, Ph.D.
Director
 
814-863-2472
 
 sul459@psu.edu
 
0113 Biobehavioral Health Bldg
 
Sue Siegel, Ph.D.
Telomere Specialist
 
814-865-5559
 
 srs40@psu.edu
 
0146 Health & Human Development Bldg
 
Matthew Ulrich
Multiplex Specialist
 
814-863-2740
 
muu110@psu.edu
 
0147 Health & Human Development Bldg
 
Idan Shalev, Ph.D.
Telomere Expert
 
814-863-7256
 
 ius14@psu.edu
 
0219 Biobehavioral Health Bldg