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In observance of US Thanksgiving holiday, Agilent Cross Lab iLab Operations Software will be closed during US hours on Thursday November 23rd and Friday November 24th, 2017. EU and APAC support coverage will remain open during this time. We will resume US support hours on Monday November 27th, 2017. For urgent matters, please add "URGENT" to the ticket subject and these requests will be prioritized first.

Luminex Core Laboratory of the Cancer Proteomics Facility

Getting Started

To request services, you need register for iLab.  


Users with UPitt IDs

Please register for iLab by clicking HERE


Users without a UPitt ID, register for an iLab account:

Please click HERE to fill out the required information and request an account.  You will receive a password within one business day.

 

Registered Users:

If you have an iLab account, log in at the top right of this page.

1) To reserve time on the equipment, click on the Schedule Equipment tab.  View the calendar by pressing the View Schedule button.  Users who require training, please press the Request Training button. 

2) To request a service, click on the Request Service tab.  At the top is a list of service categories. Click on the category and press the Request Service button to initiate the request.  Complete the form and submit to the core. 


Have an account but need a password?

If you have an iLab account, but you do not know your password, you may request a new password.  Click HERE to create a new password.

Overview of Services

The versatile laboratory multianalyte profiling (LabMAP™) system developed by Luminex Corporation, located in Austin, Texas, is a flexible, easy-to-use protein analysis system that permits the simultaneous quantitative analysis of up to 100 different proteins, peptides, or DNA molecules in a single microtiter well. This multiplexing feature allows one to obtain a wealth of information using a minimum amount of sample. Multiplexing enables a comprehensive overview of complex biological systems and the inclusion of in-process controls. In addition, sample volume requirements are reduced and assay throughput is dramatically increased. Potential applications include:

  • functional genomics
  • validation of drug leads
  • secondary screening
  • absorption and distribution
  • metabolism
  • high-throughput ELISA and Western blot assays.

With the Luminex suspension array system you can:

  • Quantitate up to 100 protein targets from culture media, sera, and other matrices simultaneously
  • Automatically analyze up to 96 samples in 60 minutes (general format: 88 sample wells + 8 standard wells)
  • Dramatically increase the amount of useful data

 

Leadership and Staff

Anna Lokshin | Core Technical Director

Denise Prosser | Core Manager

Lucy Velikokhatnaya | Core Staff

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday through Friday

9:30AM to 5:30PM

5115 Centre Ave, lab 1.18

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Links and Resources

  1. http://www.upci.upmc.edu/cpf/luminex.cfm

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Denise Prosser
Manager
 
412-623-7748
 
prosserd@upmc.edu