Tissue Bank Core Facility Staff
To inquire about services of the Tissue Bank Core Facility, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet the Team
Sophie Egea, Ph.D., Core Director
Sophie Egea, PhD, is the Core Director of the Tissue Bank Core Facility (TBCF) at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Egea holds a Ph.D. degree in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Miami. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from Long Island University, Brookville, NY.
Lynn Herbert, MS, Biospecimen Operations Manager
Ms. Herbert did tumor immunology research for 30+ years before joining the Tissue Bank in 2011. She also holds a MS from the University of Miami in University Administration.
Maria Ochoa, Pathology Assistant
Maria Ochoa is a trained pathologist and has been employed by the TBCF since 2008. She holds a MD from University of Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.
Moraima Batista, Pathology Assistant
Moraima Batista is a trained pathologist and joined the TBCF in late 2011. She holds a MD from University School of Medicine, Havana City, Cuba.