The Molecular and Cellular Biology Core facilitates the use of state-of-the-art cellular and molecular biology technologies for collaborating investigators in the Hypertension and Vascular Research Center and Wake Forest School of Medicine, as well as national and international scientists on a fee-for-service basis.

Services Provided

The Molecular Biology unit provides reagents and expertise for a variety of technologies, including, but not limited to:

  • Real time-polymerase chain reaction
  • Reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction
  • Gene array hybridization
  • Yeast and bacterial two-hybrid analysis
  • Northern, Southern and Western blot hybridization
  • Development of antisense oligonucleotides and siRNAs
  • Generation of recombinant adenoviral constructs
  • Subcloning
  • Riboprobe development
  • Promoter analysis

Tissue Culture Unit 

Providing tissue culture cells and the expertise necessary to complete cellular biology protocols. 

Fee Schedule

For fee schedules please contact us.

Lab Faculty

E. Ann Tallant, PhD
Professor, Surgery Hypertension

Patricia Gallagher, PhD
Professor, Surgery Hypertension