Respiratory TRACTS Core (RTC)

Overview of Services

The Respiratory TRACTS Core (RTC) provides turnkey services to clinical and biomedical investigators at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well as off-site investigators. 

Our main focus is kickstarting translational research projects by aiding investigators in:

  • Logistics: study design, methodological planning, and data analysis consulting
  • Sample Management: collection, processing, and storage of biological samples along with dedicated technical personnel for assay performance
  • Analysis: generating data using a wide range of unbiased and targeted approaches and state-of-the-art technologies


Matthew Wolfgang | Faculty Director

Mandy Bush | Associate Director

Location and hours of operation

Hours      Location

Monday - Friday
9 am - 5 pm

     385 S Columbia St
     Koury Oral Health- Rm 4405D
     Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Links and Resources

Our core staff has compiled the following technical resources for education and reference purposes: 


Name Role Phone Email Location
Mandy Bush
Associate Director
385 S Columbia St Koury Oral Health- Rm 4405D Chapel Hill, NC 27599