Patrice Manning Biospecimen Operations Principal Research Operations Biography Patrice Manning is a member of the Research Operations team. Her role as a research operations associate includes acting as a liaison between the research sites and PICI for sample collections, sample processing and study start-up logistics. Prior to joining PICI, she worked as a lead technician at the Biospecimen Core Repository for The Cancer Genome Atlas project and Expression Project for Oncology at IGC/Molecular Profiling Institute. She also studied ion transporters while managing a laboratory at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Molecular Genetics department. She earned her bachelor of science degree in biology from the State University of New York at Albany.