April 2022 Newsletter

CREx News & Updates April 2022

Learn about the NIH Collaborative Research Exchange (CREx), Core Facilities, Webinars, & More

Click below to learn how easy it is to navigate the CREx platform. These short videos will help users identify service providers, submit a request for services, communicate with suppliers, and manage active requests.

Site Spotlight

NHGRI Genomics Core

The NHGRI Genomics Core offers genotyping, physical mapping, DNA sequencing and access to several human DNA panels for determining allele frequencies..

New Resources on CREx

NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC)

The GDC supports the receipt, harmonization, distribution, and analysis of genomic and clinical data from cancer research programs.

NIH Cores


Access services and the expertise of Trans-NIH Cores, available to all NIH investigators

Contact Chris McGinity at to add or update a Core’s information. 

Popular Services on CREx


Study the complete set of DNA in a person or other organism.


Events, Webinars, & Technology Media


The following events showcase technologies and capabilities of NIH Cores, collaborative facilities, and external vendors available on CREx.

Wednesday, April 6th, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST


In this seminar, Dr. Malachi Griffith will introduce neoantigens, describe immunogenomic and bioinformatic approaches to identify neoantigens, and offer tools to support related clinical trial 

Click HERE to explore NIH IRP Cores with expertise in bioinformatics on CREx

Click HERE to register for the meeting event.

Wednesday, April 6th, 10:00 AM – 2:15 PM EST

Thursday, April 12th, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST


A NHGRI-hosted workshop focused on identifying research gaps and opportunities to help decrease health disparities and improve health equity in genomics.

Click HERE to explore NIH IRP Genomic Cores on CREx.

Click HERE to register for the meeting event.

Thursday, April 7th, 8:30 AM – 5:10 PM EST

Friday, April 8th, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM EST


Organized by members of the NIDDK Fellows Advisory Board (FAB), this research and career development event joins fellows and scientists to showcase their research and promote a sense of community among NIDDK researchers. The event is open to all NIH IRP researchers.

Click HERE to access NIDDK Cores on CREx.

Click HERE to launch the meeting event link.


The following calendars feature events and training resources for technologies and capabilities of NIH Cores, collaborative facilities, and external vendors present on CREx.

NCI Bioinformatics Training Education Program (BTEP)

Click HERE to explore the NCI BTEP calendar.

Click HERE to access BTEP on CREx.

National Institutes of Health Library

Click HERE to explore the NIH Library calendar.

Click HERE to access the NIH ORS Division of Library Services (DLS) on CREx.

CREx Resources

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