Under the new contract, RUCDR
will expand and enhance the services it provides through its NIDA Center for Genetic Studies, which it has supported for the past 15 years.
Jay Tischfield highlighted groundbreaking mental health research at RUCDR
. The globally-recognized repository serves almost 300 clients including nearly every major medical and research school in the country, leading organizations such as the National Institute for Mental Health and Autism Speaks, and major corporations.
Central storage units such as the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository (RUCDR
) help investigators nationwide to share data and biological specimens.
Tischfield, PhD, FFACMG, Duncan and Nancy MacMillan Distinguished Professor of Genetics, Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Scientific Director & CEO, RUCDR
Infinite Biologics[R], Executive Director, Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey - Dr.
Rutgers' Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey's arm, RUCDR Infinite BiologicsA, has won a contract worth up to $19 million from The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
The world's biggest university-based biorepository, RUCDR Infinite Biologics is sited on Rutgers' Busch Campus in Piscataway.
These include Kashi Clinical Laboratories, RUCDR
Infinite Biologics, WuXi AppTec, Molecular Resource Center, Research and Testing Laboratory, Fasteris SA, Eurofins MWG Operon, NIMGenetics SL, Genomax, Cellcall Ltd, Lotterywest State Biomedical Facility and DNA Link Inc.
Tischfield, Executive Director of the Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey at Rutgers University and the CEO of RUCDR
Infinite Biologics, was the keynote speaker at the National Alliance on Mental Illness' annual New Jersey conference - “Pathways to Recovery” - on December 14 at the Crowne Plaza Monroe in Jamesburg.