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VP&S Institutional Cores provide scientific services to all Columbia researchers (and external partners), while Departmental Resources may provide more technically specialized or limited-access services. Toggle between these resource types and/or resource categories below.

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  • Affiliation

    Mortimer B. Zucker­man Mind Brain Behavior Institute (ZMBBI)

    Advance Instrument Engineering & Development group will design, build and tests commercially unavailable instruments, tools, and software.

    Leadership

    • Tanya Tabachnik

    Contact

    Tanya Tabachnik
    Jerome L. Green Science Center
    3227 Broadway
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Aaron DIamond AIDS Research Center

    The ADARC BSL-3 facility allows users to culture cells and process animal and human tissues that require biosafety level 3 containment.

    Leadership

    • Manoj Nair

    Contact

    Manoj Nair
    701 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    Collaborates with investigators in the design, conduct, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of clinical, laboratory, and population science studies.

    Leadership

    • Jianhua Hu, PhD, MS

    Contact

    Bin Cheng, PhD
    Mailman School of Public Health, Room 640
    722 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    School of Engineering and Applied Science

    Equipped for research in all types of engineering materials and structural elements as well as damage detection, fatigue, vibrations, and sensor networks. Also has a fully outfitted machine shop.

    Leadership

    • Adrian Brügger, Ph.D.

    Contact

    William Hunnicutt, Ph.D.
    161 Engineering Terrace
    500 West 120th Street, MC4709
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Mortimer B. Zucker­man Mind Brain Behavior Institute (ZMBBI)

    Provides access to state-of-the-art imaging platforms and has expert staff who are well trained in microscopy and image processing.

    Leadership

    • Darcy Peterka, PhD

    Contact

    Luke Hammond
    Jerome L. Green Science Center, SC4-072
    3227 Broadway
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Pathology

    The Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine (CALM) is an innovative and expertly staffed laboratory with resources for supporting, clinical, translational, and industry studies.

    Leadership

    • Eldad Hod, MD

    Contact

    Jane Netterwald
    Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, BHN 801
    3959 Broadway
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

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

    Supports translational research and clinical trials by providing consultations in: ethics, IRB submission, statistics, clinical trial design, community engagement and integrating special populations,

  • Affiliation

    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.

    Leadership

    • 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.

    Leadership

    • 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.

  • 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.

    Leadership

    • 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.

    Leadership

    • Binsheng Zhao, DSc

    Contact

    Binsheng Zhao, DSc
    Neurological Institute, Basement Level, B26
    710 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.

    Leadership

    • 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.

    Leadership

    Contact

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

    Diabetes Research Center (DRC)

    Provides a Mouse Metabolic Function and Phenotyping Core and assists with experimental design, analysis, and training to analyze pathology, imaging, and flow cytometry data for diabetes research.

  • Affiliation

    Pathology

    Acquires high resolution images of whole tissue slides using Aperio AT2 brightfield & Aperio Versa8 fluorescence scanners. Software: eSlide Manager, ImageScope, HALO Image Analysis, Visiopharm, Qupath

    Leadership

    • Kevin L Gardner, MD, PhD

    Contact

    Zhong Wang
    630 West 168th Street
    PH West 15-1582
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Pathology

    The Electron Microscope Core allows researchers to utilize various electron microscopy applications to observe ultrastructural features of biological tissues.

  • Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    Resources that are essential to basic and translational cancer research: biomarkers, microscopy, epigenetics, proteomics, transgenic mouse, crystallography, small animal imaging, molecular pathology

  • Affiliation

    Systems Biology

    Provides access to data and computing services. Maintains one of the world's largest academic computing environments devoted to research in molecular and systems biology.

    Leadership

    • Vinod Gupta

    Contact

    Vinod Gupta
    Irving Cancer Research Center, 8th Floor
    1130 Saint Nicholas Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Radiology

    The MRI Center at the Neurological Institute offers the Columbia research community access to state-of-the-art imaging on General Electric 3T Premier systems.

    Leadership

    • J. Thomas Vaughan, PhD

    Contact

    Stephen Dashnaw
    Neurological Institute, Basement Level
    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Mortimer B. Zucker­man Mind Brain Behavior Institute (ZMBBI)

    Hosts three new, state-of-the-art, research-grade MR systems and the laboratories and staff to support their application. Located at the Manhattanville campus.

    Leadership

    • J. Thomas Vaughan

    Contact

    Edward Coogan
    Jerome L. Greene Science Center, SC4
    3227 Broadway
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Arts and Sciences

    Users can monitor reactions by SFC-MS or TLC-MS, identify isolated products by direct injection of solutions, and characterize large molecules with the MALDI TOF. Two instruments support imaging.

    Contact

    Fereshteh Zandkarimi, PhD
    Havemeyer Hall, 344
    3000 Broadway
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    The HICCC Molecular Cytogenetics Shared Resource provides classical cytogenetic services as well as state of the art modern DNA damage and DNA repair assays.

    Leadership

    • Shan Zha, MD, PhD

    Contact

    Wenxia (Wendy) Jiang, PhD
    Irving Cancer Research Center, 605
    1130 Saint Nicholas Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Arts and Sciences

    The center has six Bruker NMR instruments, Avance III 300, DRX 300, Avance III 400, Avance III 400SL (for solids and liquids), Avance III 500, and Avance III 500 /w Ascend magnet.

    Leadership

    • John Decatur, PhD

    Contact

    Michael Appel
    Havemeyer Hall, 208
    3000 Broadway
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Affiliation

    New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center

    Supports an Animal Phenotyping Core to define obesity, nutrition, and metabolism phenotypes, a Human Phenotyping Core for clinical and translational studies, and a Molecular Biology/Genetics Core.

  • Affiliation

    Medicine

    The OCCC supports biomedical research by providing small molecules to elucidate physiology and pathophysiology and to validate targets for drug discovery.

    Leadership

    • Donald Landry, MD, PhD

    Contact

    Shi-Xian Deng
    Black Building,1029
    650 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Radiology

    The Columbia University PET Center is a comprehensive imaging facility that includes 2 cyclotrons, FDA-compliant radiochemistry laboratory and radiopharmacy, dedicated research scanner, and more.

    Leadership

    • Akiva Mintz, MD, PhD

    Contact

    Akiva Mintz, MD, PhD
    Mailman School of Public Health, Floor R1
    722 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Arts and Sciences

    Provides access to biophysical and biochemical instrumentation focused on the study of conformations, activities, and assembly of biological and other macromolecules.

    Leadership

    • John Decatur, PhD

    Contact

    Jia Ma, PhD
    Havemeyer Hall
    3000 Broadway
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Arts and Sciences

    Focused on identification of proteins and metabolites with differential quantitative expression in cells, tissues or in affinity purifications. Particular emphasis on posttranslational modifications.

    Leadership

    • Lewis M. Brown, PhD

    Contact

    Lewis M. Brown, PhD
    Fairchild Center
    1212 Amsterdam Avenue
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Center for Radiological Research

    The Radiological Research Accelerator Facility is a National Resource Center supported by the National Institutes of Health.

    Leadership

    • David Brenner, PhD

    Contact

    Garty Guy, PhD
    136 South Broadway
    Irvington, NY 10533
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Clinical Trials Office (CTO)

    The CUMC Research Pharmacy supports clinical researchers by providing inpatient and outpatient dispensing services on the CUMC/NYPH campus.

    Leadership

    • Elnaz Anjom, PharmD

    Contact

    Elnaz Anjom, PharmD
    Herbert Irving Pavilion, 749
    161 Fort Washington Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Dermatology: Skin Disease Resource-based Center (epiCURE)

    Facilitates imaging and phenotyping, use of experimental models for identification and preclinical proof of concept studies, and design of clinical trials to enable skin-focused research.

  • Affiliation

    Mailman School of Public Health

    Analyzes biological samples for metals including: lead, mercury, arsenic, iron, manganese, cadmium, copper, zinc, chromium, sodium, cobalt, platinum, and potassium.

    Leadership

    • Dr. Joseph Graziano

    Contact

    Vesna Slavkovich, MS
    650 W. 168th St.
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Columbia Center for Translational Immunology (CCTI)

    Prospectively collects and stores samples from recipients of all types of transplants and makes these materials available to investigators for clinical research studies.

    Leadership

    • Emmanuel Zorn, PhD

    Contact

    Kortney Rogers
    Black Building, 1703
    650 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Mortimer B. Zucker­man Mind Brain Behavior Institute (ZMBBI)

    A full-service viral vector production organization that provides investigators access to state-of-the-art vector technology for preclinical studies.

    Leadership

    • Tanya Tabachnik

    Contact

    Jerome L. Greene Science Center, L3.017
    3227 Broadway
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Institute of Comparative Medicine (ICM)

    The Columbia University Zebrafish Facility provides basic care services including feeding, health monitoring, water quality and recirculating system maintenance, orientation training.

    Leadership

    • Brian Karolewski, VMD, PhD, DACLAM

    Contact

    Rivka Shoulson, DVM, MPH, DACLAM
    Black Building
    650 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States