Combined Technical Research Core

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Mehrnoosh Abshari, M.S., Director  


The Combined Technical Research Core (CTRC) provides state-of-the-art multi-disciplinary biotechnology instrumentation and methodologies crucial for modern biomedical research to all scientists at NIDCR. The facility has highly technical staff who offer research services, scientific expertise, consultation, and training necessary to effectively use these technologies in support of research performed by NIDCR scientists. As such, CTRC is a major resource for those wishing to diversify and explore new avenues of research by developing cutting-edge technologies and project-specific applications. The facility serves to enhance the scope and quality of scientific research performed at the NIDCR. CTRC welcomes collaboration with other NIH institutes.

The following services are offered by the facility:

  • Flow Cytometry and FACS Sorting
  • DNA Sequencing
  • Laser Capture Microdissection
  • Histology
  • Elutriation 


Last Reviewed
July 2018