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Research Lab Services
Research Lab Services

Research Lab Services

The Research Lab Services (RLS) core, operated by the Department of Laboratories, provides an array of laboratory services to support basic, clinical and translational research at Seattle Children’s.


  • Research testing (performed on clinical platforms)
  • Specimen processing (centrifugation, PBMC Ficoll, etc.)
  • Histology services, including special staining
  • DNA/RNA extraction
  • Tissue microarrays
  • Specimen shipping and storage
  • Protocol development and collaboration
  • Test development
  • Molecular studies
  • Thrombin generation assays
  • Microparticle/microvesicle assays
  • Storage/banking

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RLS Team

  • Sue Chantorn, Laboratory Supervisor, Research Services
  • Andrew Nevitt, Lab & Path Research Services Coordinator
  • Jacob Clayton, Lab Assistant
  • Jamie Florendo, Lab Assistant
  • Kaitlynn Toy, Lab Assistant
  • Vivian Huynh, Lab Assistant
  • Xuemei Deng, Histology Technician

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