Kevin Delfino supports the Englander Institute for Precision Medicine at Weill Cornell as a research technician for the Specimen Processing platform. Kevin coordinates the intake and processing of patient specimens, as well as maintenance of the IPM biobank. Additionally, he is responsible for nucleic acid purification for downstream genetic testing to identify mutations associated with cancer. Previously, Kevin served as a research assistant to Michael Tangrea, PhD, Director of Translational Research at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, where he contributed to the optimization of expression microdissection (xMD) as a clinical technique to isolate malignant cells. Kevin also worked as a medical assistant to Armando Sardi, MD, Medical Director of the Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Kevin graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry.