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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  • Information about the Islet Core at the Columbia Center for Translational Immunology.

  • 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.

    Director

    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.

    Director

    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 reaction progress by SFC-MS or TLC-MS, identify isolated products by direct injection of solutions, and characterize large molecules, polymers, and biomolecules with the MALDI TOF.

    Contact

    Brandon Fowler
    Havemeyer Hall, 544
    3000 Broadway
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Medicine

    Assists with the processing and storage of biological specimens, as well as the subsequent DNA/RNA extraction, sequencing, and bioinformatic analysis required to characterize microbial communities.

    Director

    Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD

    Contact

    Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD
    Physicians & Surgeons, 9-428
    630 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    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.

    Director

    Shan Zha, MD, PhD

    Contact

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

    Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    Facilitates tissue based, basic science and translational research through three integrated services: Histology, tumor banking, and macromolecule platform (next-generation banking).

    Director

    Hanina Hibshoosh, MD

    Contact

    Sun Dajiang (Kevin)
    Black Building, 455
    650 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM)

    A centralized mouse behavioral testing facility equipped to test a wide range of behavioral phenotypes in mouse models of CNS diseases.

    Director

    Wayne Frankel, PhD

    Contact

    Mu Yang, PhD
    Physicians & Surgeons
    630 West 168th Street
    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.

    Director

    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.

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