Translational Research Technologies Core

Frances Carr (UVM) and Robert Friesel, PhD (MMCRI) lead the Translational Biomedical Research Technologies Core.


Frances Carr, PhD

Core Leader, UVM


Robert Friesel, PhD

Core Co-Leader, MMC


The Translational Research Technologies Core will provide coordinated access to state-of-the-art clinical and translational research resources located at NNE-CTR institutions. The core will integrate the diversity of expertise and resources available through the NNE-CTR–associated organizations. Consultation, training, and support for project design, implementation, and analysis will be available through the core to assist researchers in accessing current and emerging technologies that include the following:

  • Genomics and Molecular Phenotyping
  • Tissue Management & Processing
  • Imaging
  • Physiological Phenotyping

Translational Research Resources

Translational Research Technologies Core personnel include technical specialists from both UVM and MMC.

Calvin Vary
Calvin Vary, PhDMass Spectrometry DirectorMMCemail
Breggia_Anne-212x300 Anne Breggia, PhD 

Director of BioBank and Cinical and Translational Research Laboratory Service

Julie DragonJulie Dragon, PhDAdministrator Genomic TechnologyUVMemail