The Cancer Research Technology Program (CRTP) leads scientific initiatives and provides technical solutions to carry out biomedical research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) has established dedicated core facilities associated with the (CRTP), whose services are accessed via the NCI at Frederick Accessioning System (NAS).
CCR/CRTP Core Facilities
For an outline of technical capabilities, available services, and contact information, click on the images below.
The rapid advancement of single-cell technology has provided new powerful tools to answer many biological questions, such as identifying new or rare cell populations and characterizing the complexities of tumor heterogeneity.
PCL offers various technologies to characterize proteins and metabolites. The laboratory develops and applies state-of-the-art analytical technologies, primarily mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, and Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR), to advance the understanding of cellular function at the protein, proteomics, metabolite and metabolomic levels.
The EML provides Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) services as well as expertise in the following specialized areas: Immunoelectron microscopy, cryo-electron microscopy, negative stain analysis, ultrastructure analysis, and virus particle characterization.