Dr. Michael Lairmore, professor and associate dean of research and graduate studies, has been appointed the associate director for Shared Resources at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC).
As associate director for Shared Resources, Dr. Lairmore will oversee a network of 16 specialized services, or core facilities, that help investigators conduct cancer research by reaching across medical disciplines to offer expert leadership and training; clinical, administrative and technical support; and state-of-the-art instrumentation. Three new Shared Resources will open in 2011, including Medicinal Chemistry, Nutrient & Phytochemical, and Solid Tumor Correlative Science. Shared Resources are funded by the OSUCCC Support Grant from the National Cancer Institute, by partnerships with University colleges and departments, and by established chargeback systems. Read more: http://cancer.convio.net/site/MessageViewer?em_id=3782.0&dlv_id=7601
An Ohio State news release featuring Dr. Lairmore's appointment as associate director for Shared Resources at the OSUCCC has also been picked up by The Cancer Letter. To view the full story, click here.
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