Core and Shared Facilities

Columbia has many cutting-edge research facilities that are designed to provide investigators with shared access to technically specialized services and high-end instrumentation. The Office for Research has designated facilities with high user satisfaction and open-access policies for Columbia investigators as "Core Facilities" on our website. You can search for these facilities below. Alternatively, internal users can search for iLab core services and pricing by logging into iLab.

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    Irving Institute and the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)

    The CDW contains information for individuals treated at CUIMC since the 1980s. With IRB approval, navigators can help with requests for counts or cohort definition; physician orders; lab reports; etc.

    Director

    Chunhua Weng, PhD, Soumitra Sengupta, PhD, and Karthik Natarajan, PhD

    Contact

    Clinical Data Warehouse Navigator
    Presbyterian Hospital Building, 10th Floor
    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Irving Institute and the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)

    Facilitates studies of human physiology and disease anywhere in the hospital, the surrounding community, or in controlled research settings supported by CRR research nursing staff.

    Director

    Karen Marder, MD, MPH

    Contact

    Dianne C. Frederick
    Presbyterian Hospital Building, 10-201B
    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Columbia Nano Initiative

    Maintains a wide range of micro and nanofabrication processing, characterization, and imaging instruments. Includes a Fabrication Room, Material Characterization Lab, and Electron Microscopy Lab.

  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Columbia University Irving Medical Center

    A centralized resource to collect, process, store and disseminate biological specimens, biomarkers, and health data for Columbia University investigators for use in biomedical research.

    Director

    Danielle Pendrick

    Contact

    VP&S Office for Research
    630 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Institute of Comparative Medicine (ICM)

    Veterinary services: anatomic & histopathology; complete blood count; clinical chemistry, coagulation, & blood gas panels; parasitology; microbiology testing; cell line testing; histomorphometry.

    Director

    Brian Karolewski, VMD, PhD

    Contact

    Andrea Hubbard, DVM, DACLAM
    650 West 168 St
    BB 1912-C
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Radiology

    The Computational Image Analysis Laboratory (CIA Lab) has developed computerized image analysis methods for multiple clinical applications in multiple therapeutic areas.

    Director

    Binsheng Zhao, DSc

    Contact

    Binsheng Zhao, DSc
    Neurological Institute, Basement Level, B26
    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    Provides advanced microscope systems for multidimensional optical imaging of living and fixed cells and tissues. Technologies include two-photon, STORM, SIM, & TIRF imaging.

    Director

    Liza Pon, PhD

    Contact

    Theresa Swayne, PhD
    Lasker Building, Third Floor
    3960 Broadway
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
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    Affiliation

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

    Supports screening and high-resolution microscopes for structural studies, including a Glacios 200 kV cryoTEM and multiple Krios 300kV cryoTEMs.

    Director

    Arthur G. Palmer III, PhD

    Contact

    Robert Grassucci
    Hammer Health Sciences Center, LL2
    701 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    Oversight and infrastructure for development of clinical databases and biobanks. Creates systems to acquire, store, and distribute data and specimens for research use with or without linkage to PHI.

    Director

    Katherine Crew, MD, MS and Jeanine Genkinger, PhD

    Contact

    Katherine Crew, MD, MS
    MSPH 709
    722 West 168 Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Center for Radiological Research

    Specialized, complex, custom-made equipment of almost any physical size, including micro-machining of plastics, metals, and ceramics, can be fabricated for dosimetry, imaging, and other studies.

    Director

    Gary Johnson

    Contact

    Vanderbilt Clinic, 11-245
    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States