UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

CCSG Acknowledgement

Required CCSG Acknowledgement

The NCI requires that publications acknowledge the Hillman CCSG support, and they are tracking compliance. If a Hillman CCSG-supported Shared Resource provided data used in your publication, please include the following statement in the acknowledgment section of your publication(s):

"This project used the Hillman [insert name(s) of shared resource(s)] that [is/are] supported in part by award P30CA047904."

Shared Resource Directors: Please make sure to include this statement on all of your order forms, contracts, etc. as a reminder to your users to acknowledge the Hillman CCSG support.

Useful Links

RNA Isolation Information from Ambion, Inc:
The Basics: RNA Isolation

Maximize your RNA Yield: What Yield to Expect

Ten Ways to Improve Your RNA Isolation

Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer
Used by the CGF to analyze RNA, cRNA, and PCR products for quality

Nanodrop ND-1000
Used by the CGF to quantitate RNA, cRNA, and DNA

Affymetrix Platform
Expression and Genotyping Assays
Learning Center
Affymetrix Software Downloads
GeneChip Compatible Software