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PSU Core Facilities - Complete list of PSU core facilities, most of which use iLab

Health and Human Development Research Centers - Interdisciplinary research expertise spanning a wide array of domains and disciplines

Huck Institute Core Facilities - Variety of core laboratories performing services

Clinical Research Center (CRC) - Blood sampling, anthropometric measurements, medication administration, nursing support, etc. Providing infrastructure and services for investigators who conduct research with humans requires working in partnership with those investigators to implement and complete clinical research protocols

Animal Resource Program Clinical Pathology Testing - Animal testing services provided at PSU for hematology, blood gas, and blood chemistries.

Metabolomics - Gas chromatography and mass spectrometry testing services to identify and quantify the small (<1kDa) molecules present in plant and animal biofluids and tissue extracts.

Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Core Facility - Mass spectrometry analysis (>1kDa), including identification and quantitation of proteins by liquid chromatography electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry (LC-ESI-MS-MS) or by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF-TOF-MS).

Genomics - DNA sequencing, genotyping, PCR, next-generation sequencing platforms

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WHO GLP guides – World Health Organization guides to Good Laboratory Practices to learn appropriate techniques for lab personnel to plan, perform, monitor, record, archive and report their lab activities

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  1. What is the Importance of ELISA Controls – RnD systems information on controls
  2. ELISA Technical Guide – complete ELISA guide including pipetting, sample handling, equipment, etc. from Idexx (farm animal testing)
  3. Data handling and reporting
    1. Calculating Inter- and Intra-Assay Coefficients of Variability – Salimetrics guide for post assay precision
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