Tissue and Blood Repository
Director: William Richards
Location: Thorn Building, 4th Floor, Boston
 
 
Core Summary:

This Tissue and Blood Repository Core provides specimen acquisition, processing and storage services, and access to archived frozen tissue specimens to the BWH/MGH/DFCI research community.

Personnel/Contact Information:

Director: William G. Richards, Ph.D.
Phone: (617) 732-6837
Fax: (617) 264-6810
Email: wrichards@partners.org

Other Staff:

Kathleen Kee
Phone: (617) 732-6780
Fax: (617) 264-6810
Email: kkee@partners.org

Facilities and Equipment:

Location of Core:

Thorn 403, 408, 410, 413.

Major Equipment:

Protected cryo-storage at –80C, -140C, histology, cell culture.

FY16 User Fees (Effective 10/1/15):

 

Service

Internal Fee: Partners

External Fee: Non-Partners AMC and Non-profit

External Fee: For-profit and Industry

Small Case

$                 266.00

 $                 383.04

 $                 422.94

Medium Case

$                 468.00

 $                 673.92

 $                 744.12

Large Case

$                 754.00

 $              1,085.76

 $              1,198.86

Extra Large Case

$              1,029.00

 $              1,481.76

 $              1,636.11

Prostate Case

$                 550.00

 $                 792.00

 $                 874.50

Small Blood Processing

$                   45.00

 $                   64.80

 $                   71.55

Blood Processing

$                 121.00

 $                 174.24

 $                 192.39

RTD Breast

$                 317.00

 $                 456.48

 $                 504.03

RTD

$                 143.00

 $                 205.92

 $                 227.37

RTD Integrated

$                   58.00

 $                   83.52

 $                   92.22

Grossing/Fresh Distribution

$                 311.25

 $                 448.20

 $                 494.89

DNA

$                 128.00

 $                 184.32

 $                 203.52

Tech Labor

$                   53.00

 $                   76.32

 $                   84.27

Embedding

$                   15.00

 $                   21.60

 $                   23.85

H&E Slides

$                   18.75

 $                   27.00

 $                   29.81

Thick Sections First Cut

$                   12.00

 $                   17.28

 $                   19.08

Thick Sections

$                     2.25

 $                     3.24

 $                     3.58

Trizol

$                     2.00

 $                     2.88

 $                     3.18

General Snap

$                 109.00

 $                 156.96

 $                 173.31

After Hours Collection

$                   61.25

 $                   88.20

 $                   97.39

Professional Labor

$                 162.00

 $                 233.28

 $                 257.58

Unstained Slides First Cut

$                   13.25

 $                   19.08

 $                   21.07

Unstained Slides

$                     3.25

 $                     4.68

 $                     5.17

Large Blood Processing

$                 210.00

 $                 302.40

 $                 333.90

 

 

 

Services:

An "Account" is a collection of specimens related to a protocol-based, contracted agreement to collect, process and/or store specimens on behalf of an investigator, group or program.
‘General Holdings’ are anonymous specimens accrued by the bank, not associated with a particular account, and generally available to investigators for a fee.

Getting Started:

To access the core, request specimens or establish an account, please contact Kathleen Kee at
(617) 732-6780 or by email at kkee@partners.org.

 

 
 
     
 

 

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