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Biospecimen Collection & Banking Core- IUPUI

The IUSCCC Biospecimen Collection and Banking Core (BC2) offers services related to biospecimen and data collection in support of cancer research. It contains four distinct service lines, each with its own specialty including: • the Tissue Procurement and Distribution Core • the Komen Tissue Bank (the only known global biorepository that collects, stores, and annotates healthy breast tissue and blood to be used in research); • the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN; a national consortium of cancer centers dedicated to accelerating cancer research); • the Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Biospecimen Lab Tech group (providing specimen collection/distribution support] The core, which is led by Anna Maria Storniolo, MD, provides an extensive collection of well-annotated samples from patients to support studies exploring the biologic basis of cancer, move basic findings to the clinic, and probe the biology underlying clinical and population phenomena.

Aivar came to work for the BC-Squared in spring 2022. He had not worked for us for long before he got called up to the IN National Guard (we knew he had just finished a deployment). He shipped out in September 2022 for a one year deployment. We are holding his job for him until he returns. Aivar is a vibrant member of our team and we look forward to having him back with us when he returns.
Aivar, IN National Guard, Lab Tech

Career Pathways at Biospecimen Collection & Banking Core- IUPUI

Individual Contributor

Become a master of your skillset and help inform company leadership.
Median Salary:$91,729
Desired Skillsproblem solver, strong work ethic, collaborative thinker

Registered Nurse

Assess and assist with diagnosing patients.
Median Salary:$72,000
Desired Skillsproblem-solving skills, self-discipline, physically fit

Surgical Technologist

Work directly with surgeons and medical teams during operations.
Median Salary:$47,000
Desired Skillsexcellent Listening, performance under pressure, eye for detail

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What's Biospecimen Collection & Banking Core- IUPUI all about?

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What's Biospecimen Collection & Banking Core- IUPUI all about?

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The BC-Squared is a group of approximately 35 individuals working in four different areas and is fully part of IUPUI. All staff are employed by Indiana University which offers amazing benefits including plentiful time off, low cost health/dental insurance premiums, contributions to retirement plans and tuition benefits. The BC-Squared culture is very family friendly and team oriented. Employees help each other when they can and enjoy spending time together. Teamwork and support is encouraged and there are monthly gatherings to cultivate camaraderie. Managers work with team members to solve problems and increase efficiency. Every team member is valued.

Where is Biospecimen Collection & Banking Core- IUPUI Located?

Biospecimen Collection & Banking Core- IUPUI is located in Indianapolis, IN, which is situated in Central Indiana. World-class sporting events and museums, nationally renowned chefs, and thriving arts and cultural districts define life in Central Indiana. With a median, single-family home price under $200,000, learn more about the affordability of one of the Midwest’s largest cities.