Biospecimen Shared Resource (BSSR)

Overview of Services

The Biospecimen Shared Resource (BSSR) provides high quality, well-characterized cancer and related human tissue specimens and biological materials to investigators. This resource is a robust facility, staffed with experienced, knowledgeable personnel and cutting-edge equipment with several services, including the production of Tissue Microarrays. In partnership with the HIHG Biorepository, the BSSR stores tissue and nucleic acids from clinically annotated specimens with associated blood specimens available for the majority of collections.

Leadership

Sakir Humayun Gultekin | Director

Melinda Boone | Senior Manager

Elena Cortizas | Manager

Location 

Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, Suite 4051

1600 NW 10th Avenue

Miami, FL 33136

Links and Resources

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Melinda Boone
Senior Manager
 
305-243-6777
 
mboone2@miami.edu
 
RMSB 4054
 
Sakir Humayun Gultekin
Director
 
305-585-8584
 
sgultekin@miami.edu
 
Holtz Bld 2nd Floor #2044
 
Elena Cortizas
Manager
 
305-243-6438
 
ecortizas@med.miami.edu
 
RMSB 4054
 
Maritza Ford
Data Analyst
 
305-243-6777
 
mrf118@miami.edu
 
RMSB 4053
 
Anna Yabloch
Coordinator
 
305-243-6438
 
axy241@miami.edu
 
RMSB 4053