Core services

Animal Facilities Core (DLAR)
Lisa Brossia, DVM, MS, DACLAM, senior director and attending veterinarian; Elizabeth Dawe, DVM, DACLAM, director, Veterinary Surgical Services

Applied Genomics Technology Center
Susan J. Land, Ph.D., director; Aliccia Bollig-Fischer, Ph.D., associate director

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    • Aliccia Bollig-Fischer, Ph.D., contact person

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Lisa C. Berry-Bobovski, M.A., scientific director

Clinical Research Services Center and OnCore, iBio
Jackie Parker, BSc, CCRC, Research and OnCore -

Clinical Imaging Research Core
Peter J. Littrup, M.D., director

Clinical Trials Office
Helen Peck, RN, MA, OCN, CCRP, director; Lawrence E. Flaherty, M.D., medical director

Epidemiology Research Core
Kendra Schwartz, MD, MSPH, director; Fawn D. Vigneau, JD, MPH, co-director

Lipidomics Core
Krishna Rao Maddipati, Ph.D., Director

Lumigen Instrument Center - Judy Westrick, Ph.D., director:

Microscopy, Imaging and Cytometry Resources Core
Kamiar Moin, Ph.D., director; Jessica Back, Ph.D., associate director

MR Research Facility
E. Mark Haacke, Ph.D., director (

MR Research Facility - Clinical Imaging
Norman Cheng, Ph.D., director 3T (

MR Research Facility - Preclinical Imaging
Bruce Berkowitz, Ph.D., director 7T (

Nano Fabrication Core Facility (nFab -- Engineering Bldg.)
David M. Coleman, Ph.D., director, Bill Funk and Dan Durisin, managers

Pediatrics CRC
Prashant Mahajan, M.D., director; Diane Chugani, Ph.D., operational director

PET Center
Harry Chugani, M.D., director

Pharmacology Core
Jing Li, Ph.D., scientific director; Richard Wiegand, M.S. Ch.E., manager

Proteomics Core
Paul Stemmer, Ph.D., director; Joseph Caruso, Ph.D., associate director

Research Design and Analysis Unit
Sabastian Fisicaro, Ph.D., Director,

Other Facilities at Wayne State University

Biobanking and Correlative Sciences (formerly Biorepository)
Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., chief executive officer, interim director

Materials Characterization Lab - AFM and XRD
Guangzhao Mao, Ph.D., director Michigan Neonatal

Nancy Christ, B.A., director

Synchrotron Xray-beamline at the Advanced Photon Source (APS) of the Argonne National Laboratories
(security clearance required; apply at
Domenico L. Gatti, Ph.D., WSU contact for coordination of access,