School of Medicine Research Cores

The School of Medicine provides a wide array of Research Cores the support the research of all researchers in the Department and School.  Most of these are subsidized by the School and run on a charge-back basis.  Members of certain groups (e.g. Cancer Center members) may enjoy additional discounts for the use of some of these Cores.  A list of all current  Research Cores can be found here.

Shared Departmental Resources

To help foster and promote basic and translational research and to help integrate interdisciplinary research efforts the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics provides several shared resources to its members.

Contact information for each shared resource is provided below. Users who would like to know more information about these systems should contact Mark Daniels to discuss equipment, training, scheduling and issues at

Licor Odyssey Imaging System (Pinn 4220): Ulla Derewenda

Licor Odyssey Imaging System (Snyder 320): Mark Daniels

Autoclave Systems (Pinn 4214): John Chapman

Autoclave Systems (Snyder 215 & 315): Mark Daniels

Beckmann Ultracentrifuge J-26XP (Pinn 4220):  Adam Boulton

Beckmann Ultracentrifuge Optima L-80XP (Pinn 4220):  Adam Boulton

Beckmann Ultracentrifuge XL-100K (Pinn 4220):  Adam Boulton

Beckmann Ultracentrifuge J-26XP (Snyder 239):  Mark Daniels

Beckmann Ultracentrifuge Allegra 6R (Snyder 330):  Mark Daniels

Beckmann Ultracentrifuge J-301 (Snyder 339):  Mark Daniels

Beckmann Ultracentrifuge LE80K (Snyder 339):  Mark Daniels

Beckmann Ultracentrifuge J-20XP (Snyder 374):  Mark Daniels

Beckmann Ultracentrifuge J-26XP (Snyder 374):  Mark Daniels

Beckmann Ultracentrifuge J-2MC (Snyder 374):  Mark Daniels

Beckmann Ultracentrifuge LE80K (Snyder 374):  Mark Daniels

Beckman Liquid Scintillation Counter (Snyder 373): Mark Daniels

Cell Microfluidizer System (Pinn 4220): David Cooper

Cell Microfluidizer Systems (Snyder 315): Mark Daniels

Guava Flow Cytometer (Snyder 320): Susan Leonhardt

FluoroMax-3 Spectrofluorometer (Snyder 360):  Michael Wiener

Insect Cell Culture Facility (Snyder 334 & 234): Susan Leonhardt

Korima PRS-2000 Protein Review Station (Snyder 361): Mark Daniels

Mammalian Cell Culture Facility (Snyder 272): Susan Leonhardt

Mosquito Liquid Dispensing Robot (Pinn 4226A): David Cooper

Mosquito Liquid Dispensing Robot (Snyder 361): Mark Daniels

NT8 LCP Robot (Snyder 320): Michael Purdy

MicroCal ITC 200 (Pinn 4226):  Igor Shumilin

Tycho NanoTemper Thermal Denaturation (Snyder 220):  Owen Pornillos

Glass Wash System (Pinn 4214): John Chapman

Glass Wash Systems (Snyder 215 & 315): Mark Daniels

Responsibility of Shared Resources

The responsibility for the maintenance, upkeep, monitoring, and running of shared space and resources rests with all faculty in Pinn and Snyder. For example, it is expected that all shared facilities and equipment spaces are left clean and functional. All items stored in shared areas must be clearly marked with lab name and contact info. If problems arise with the unsupervised shared spaces, please discuss these with Mark Daniels.

In supervised shared spaces, the principal investigator assigned to oversee the operation of that space has the authority to create rules and regulations that pertain to the usage of the shared space, as they see fit, to guarantee that the integrity of the space remains intact.

These rules and regulations can be but are not limited to: experimental techniques to be used in the space, training required, monitoring the access to the shared space, requiring reservation and signing in of the space and disciplinary actions associated with improper usage of the space. Each PI supervising a shared resource will provide a set of written rules that will be reviewed and posted accordingly.