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Supporting Research

The Georgia Cancer Center supports shared research resources and facilities that provide important support to members of the Cancer Center and their collaborators.

The various resources offer access to state-of-the-art technology and computational support at an affordable cost. Training, consultation and support are also available. The Directors of the various cores are experts in the technologies that are offered in their respective Shared Resources.

Shared Resources Directory

Bioinformatics
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BIOINFORMATICS

The Georgia Cancer Center's Bioinformatics  Shared Resource offers state of the art bioinformatic support for analyses of genomic data and statistical support. In addition, the Resource manages the Georgia Cancer Center HPC for advanced computing.

Biorepository
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BIOREPOSITORY

The Georgia Cancer Center's Biorepository provides a wide range of professional sample collection, annotation, and storage solutions.  This Biorepository is also home to a state-wide resource, the Biorepository Alliance of Georgia for Oncology (BRAG-Onc), which functions to collect samples from 6 participating sites across the State to represent the diversity of cancer patients within the State and to enhance cancer research in Georgia.

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BIOSTATISTICS

The Biostatistics Core (BC) is dedicated to supporting members of the Georgia Cancer Center in their investigative studies and clinical trials. Researchers will find expertise in planning, conducting, analyzing, and reporting, and designing studies relative to clinical trials as well as epidemiologic, and population-based studies.

FLOW CYTOMETRY
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FLOW CYTOMETRY

The Georgia Cancer Center's Flow Cytometry Shared Resource provides investigators access to six flow cytometers, including two cell sorters and a variety of analytical instruments.

IMMUNE MONITORING
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IMMUNE MONITORING

The Georgia Cancer Center's Immune Monitoring Shared Resource provides comprehensive immune monitoring services and standardized immune-based assays for basic, clinical and translational studies.

Integrated Genomics
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INTEGRATED GENOMICS

The Georgia Cancer Center's Integrated Genomics Shared Resource houses a complete Illumina Sequencing Facility, including Illumina HiSeq, NextSeq, MiSeq and an Ion Proton instruments. The Resource also supports Affymetrix array technologies and analytical support.

PROTEOMICS & METABOLOMICS
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PROTEOMICS & METABOLOMICS

The Georgia Cancer Center's Proteomics & Metabolomics Shared Resource offers state-of-the-art proteomics and metabolomics services as well as assists in the analysis of data.

SMALL ANIMAL IMAGING
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SMALL ANIMAL IMAGING

The Georgia Cancer Center's Small Animal Imaging Shared Resource provides magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for small animals and offers whole-body and other imaging protocols specific to MRI such as quantitative MRI protocols.

 

Publication Policy

Acknowledgment of all GCC Shared Resources is mandatory on publications resulting from consultation with personnel of the Shared Resouces.

Significant involvement in the project, significant involvement in the interpretation of scientific data, involvement in the actual writing of a paper, use of original techniques, and/or novel experimental design by the facility staff are required to be acknowledged by co-authorship and acknowledgment of shared resource facility in accordance with all criteria set forth in Augusta University's hare policy on Authorship of Scholarly Activities. Decisions regarding authorship or acknowledgment should take place during the initial phase of the consultation process.

Research News

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Georgia Cancer Center welcomes associate director of basic science

“Getting to meet incredible physicians and scientists and learn about the fabulous science that takes place here has been the best part of my job so far,” Kaur said of her new position as associate director of basic science at the Georgia Cancer Center.

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Augusta University physicist joins international team to study how cells move

“Cells are very complicated systems that we are still working to understand, so we had to find a way to simplify it," said Abdul N. Malmi-Kakkada, PhD.

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Moore recognized with AACR Minorities in Cancer Research award

Dr. Justin Xavier Moore has been recognized with an American Association for Cancer Research Minorities in Cancer Research award.

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Oncology professor answers questions regarding National Colon Cancer Awareness Month

"Colon cancer is largely preventable if patients undergo screening tests, like a surveillance colonoscopy starting at 45 years or earlier depending on family history."