Committee Members

Amy L. McGuire, J.D., Ph.D.

Amy L. McGuire, J.D., Ph.D.
RAC Chair

Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics and Director of Research, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy,
Baylor College of Medicine

 
Lauren Becnel, Ph.D.

Lauren Becnel, Ph.D.
RAC Co-Chair

Director of Biomedical Informatics in the Biostatistics & Informatics Shared Resource, Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center  
Baylor College of Medicine

 
Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D.

Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D.

Kozmetsky Family Chair in Human Genetics

Associate Director, Human Genome Sequencing Center at BCM

Professor and Director, Human Genetics Center and Div. of Epidemiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health

 
William E. Fisher, M.D.

William E. Fisher, M.D.

BCM & Affiliate sites lead, Director of Elkins Pancreas Center, Professor—Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine

 
Susan G. Hilsenbeck, Ph.D.

Susan G. Hilsenbeck, Ph.D.

Professor, Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, Baylor College of Medicine

 
Michael M. Ittmann, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael M. Ittmann, M.D., Ph.D.

Pathology Core lead, Professor—Department of Pathology at Baylor College of Medicine

 
John Nemunaitis, M.D.

John Nemunaitis, M.D.

Gradalis® & Mary Crowley lead, Executive Medical Director at Mary Crowley Medical Research Center

 
C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D.,  Ph.D.

C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D.,  Ph.D.

Texas Cancer Cell Repository PI, Director of the Cancer Center and Professor of Cell Biology & Biochemistry, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

 
David A. Wheeler, Ph.D.

David A. Wheeler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Human Genome Sequencing Center,
Baylor College of Medicine

 

 

Resource Access Committee

The purpose of the Resource Access Committee (RAC) was to allocate available human biospecimens, derivatives and/or data from the Texas Cancer Research Biobank to researchers for scientifically valid investigations.

To request specimens collected during the CPRIT funding period, please contact a resource site lead.


Specimen Collections

The Texas Cancer Research Biobank maintained the following materials including a matched normal for every tumor sample:

  • Solid frozen tissue
  • DNA
  • RNA
  • Cell lines/Xenografts