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Live Tumor Culture Core

Overview of Services

The goal of the Live Tumor Culture Core (LTCC) is to provide to the research community:

  • Primary normal human cell lines
  • Primary human tumor cell lines
  • Custom media
  • Viably preserved tumor cell ready for establishing cell lines

Standard cell culture systems are only able to generate new cell lines in less than 1% of human tumors. We have developed a new technology that improves this greatly to a success rate of more than 90% over a wide range of tissues.
We anticipate sixty-one highly characterized and validated primary human and engineered cell lines to be available and will be added along with additional tissue types and cell lines as they become available.

Leadership

Scientific Director

Tan A. Ince, M.D., Ph.D.

Phone: (305) 243-1782

E-mail: Tince@med.miami.edu

 

Administrator

Shalini Hayes

Phone: (305) 243-4608

E-mail: LTCC@med.miami.edu

 

Media Preparation and Cell Line Expansion

Michelle Jones, B.A.

Phone: (305) 243-2932

E-mail: Mjones5@med.miami.edu

 

SunHwa Hong, Ph.D.

Phone: (305) 243-2932

E-mail: sxh739@med.miami.edu

 

Location and Hours of Operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM      

Biomedical Research Building

1501 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136

Links and Resources

  1. University of Miami Core Website

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Shalini Hayes
Core Administrator
 
(305) 243-4608
 
LTCC@med.miami.edu
 
Biomedical Research Buildiing
 

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