February 2022 Newsletter

CREx News & Updates February 2022

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

Site Spotlight

ORS Division of Veterinary Resources (DVR)

DVR is the central NIH lab animal support program specializing in animal housing and welfare, veterinary care, and animal research services.

New Resources on CREx

NCI Specimen Resource Locator

The SRL is a searchable database giving NIH IRP investigators access to thousands of specimens from various tumors, organs, and preservation types.

NIH Cores


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

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Popular Services on CREx


Perform cell and tissue histology for human and animal samples

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Events, Webinars, & Technology Media


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

Wednesday, February 9th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST


The NCI Cancer Moonshot Biobank’s mini symposium highlighting challenges and successes for obtaining biopsies, appropriate tissue handling, and molecular research and clinical testing analysis

Click HERE to explore NIH human tissue resources on CREx

Click HERE to go to the meeting event.

Wednesday, February 17th, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST


Rahul Satija, Ph.D. will describe his ‘bottom-up’ approach for studying how diverse groups of cells work together to drive biological processes and behaviors.

Click HERE to explore NIH IRP Cores specializing in single-cell analysis on CREx

Click HERE to go to the meeting event link.

Wednesday, February 17th, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST


A Cancer Moonshot seminar discussing approaches for improving the implementation of genetic testing for Lynch Syndrome.

Click HERE to access NIH IRP Genomic Cores on CREx.

Click HERE to register for the meeting event.

Thursday February 24th, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST


The panel discussion is comprised of representatives from animal model services in ORS, NHGRI and NINDS who will provide NIH IRP investigators with information about available NIH animal research resources.

Click HERE to access NIH IRP Animal Resource Cores on CREx.

Click HERE to register for the meeting event.

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