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The Shared Resources at HCI and the University of Utah are funded by a combination of the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG), HCI institutional funds, other University of Utah funding sources, and charge-back for services. The HCI Shared Resources are overseen by Bradley Cairns, PhD (Research Informatics, High-Throughput Genomics and Bioinformatic Analysis), Neli Ulrich, MD (Cancer Biostatistics, Genetic Counseling, Utah Population Database, and Biorepository, Molecular Pathology), Wallace Akerley, MD (Medical Director, Clinical Trials Office), as well as Scott Lloyd who provides general financial and administrative oversight. The University Health Sciences shared resources are overseen by Andrew Weyrich, PhD and John Phillips, PhD. For further information about a particular resource, please select from the list below.

Cancer Center Shared Resources

Citing the Cancer Center Support Grant

Cancer Center Managed

Shared Resource Directors Phone Services

Biorepository and Molecular Pathology

Chris Fillmore



Cancer Biostatistics

Kenneth M. Boucher


Genetic Counseling 

Wendy K. Kohlmann 


High-Throughput Genomics and Bioinformatic Analysis


Brian K. Dalley, Genomics
David NixBioinformatics


Genomics website

Bioinformatic Analysis website

Research Informatics

Samir J. Courdy


Utah Population Database Ken R. Smith 801-581-7847 website

Additional HCI Shared Resources

Shared Resource Directors Phone Services
Glass Wash Facility Rebecca Runk 801-585-0306
Preclinical Research Resource David Lum 801-213-5663 website

Additional University of Utah HSC
Shared Resources

Shared Resource Director Phone
HSC Core Research Facility Andrew Weyrich

John Phillips,
Associate Director