Ascension Providence Hospital Basic Laboratory Research

  • Staffed by a highly-experienced Ph.D. associate medical researcher and a Ph.D. scientist providing laboratory support for research studies 
  • Assistance with research design, implementation, data collection and biostatistical analysis
  • Surgical pathology support and evaluation
  • The Summer Biomedical Research Internship Program is available for graduated high school seniors, college and medical students


  • Western blots
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Enzyme-linked immunosorbant assays (ELISA’s)

Cell culture

  • Tissue processing to establish cell lines
  • Cell line studies<
  • Tissue bioengineering
  • Apoptosis and proliferation evaluation

Molecular Biology

  • Nucleic acid extraction and detection
  • PCR to detect gene expression
  • Quantification of DNA and RNA


  • Cultivation and identification of microbes
  • Sterility testing
  • Prokaryotic and eukaryotic protein expression


For additional information regarding the Basic Laboratory Research, please contact:

Nancy Jackson, PhD
Phone:  248-849-3302

Jeffrey C. Flynn, PhD
Phone: 248-849-2590

David Svinarich, PhD
Phone:  248-849-3966 or 586-753-0270