The main function of the biological repository is the proper preservation & storage of archival frozen tumor and normal tissue samples. In addition, DNA and RNA extraction from these frozen samples are also done that are utilized for mutational analysis and differential expression studies in various projects.
The Computing Services Core Facility is primarily a server administration and computing support unit. Services provided by CSCF span the full range of tasks necessary in keeping laboratory and office computers in good operating condition, in addition to ascertaining that data and application servers are performing up to the level of expectation.
The Computing Services Core Facility provides technical assistance to all the Research Units and Core Facilities in the department as well as to all the scientists and clinicians engaged in biomedical research from within the Research Centre and from the hospital as a whole.