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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 for the laboratory section includes: M.D., Ph.D., Masters of Science, and technology levels of experience. 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

Major novel instrumentation and techniques available in the DCI Laboratory include:

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Points of Contact

Laboratory Director (210) 916-1353

Deputy Laboratory Director (210) 916-8109

Ancillary DCI Lab: Infectious Disease (210) 916-3859

Microbiology Section (210) 916-0616

Molecular Biology Section (210) 916-8182

Physiology Section (210) 916-2734

Biochemistry Section (210) 916-8109

Immunology Section (210) 916-1353

Cell Biology Section (210) 916-4106