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Laboratory Research Service

Department of Clinical Investigation (DCI)


The laboratory section of DCI includes approximately 6000 sq. ft. lab space to support several scientific disciplines including Molecular Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Cell Biology, and Microbiology. Personnel supporting the laboratory have strong research and technical experience in addition to advanced degrees including: M.D., Ph.D., Masters of Science, and technology levels. The DCI lab has long standing collaborations with other medical departments and services within SAMMC including Cardiology, Oncology, Infectious Disease, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and the US Army Institute of Surgical Research supporting major research programs including cancer vaccine development, studies of multi-drug resistant microbes, early detection of microbes, regenerative cell biology, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Instrumentation and Techniques Available

Molecular and Cell Biology

Immunology and Chemistry

Additional Laboratory Services

Points of Contact

DCI Laboratory Director (210) 916-3511

Ancillary Lab: Infectious Disease (210) 916-3859

Microbiology Section: (210) 916-0616/4482

Molecular Biology Section: (210) 916-7281