Core Research Facilities

Eckstein Medical Research Building (EMRB)The Core Research Facilities are a collection of centralized laboratories dedicated to developing and providing state-of-the-art research resources to facilitate biomedical research. They are available on a fee-for-service basis to the entire health sciences community as well as outside entities.

The facilities below are supported by the University of Iowa, the Carver College of Medicine, the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science and the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Facilities available to Carver College of Medicine investigators include:

Core     Contact
Office of Animal Resources Email Directory
Biochemistry Stores Laura Brouwer
Bioengineering Services Dennis Wilson
Bioinformatics Facility Richard Smith, MD
Biomedical Informatics Service Prakash Nadkarni, MD
Boyd Knosp, MS
Biosafety Level III Laboratories  Dana Ries
Biomedical Research Store Troy Sruzynski (Enzymes)
Sue Ross-Barta (Media)
Kevin Knudtson, PhD
Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing Mani Subramanian, PhD
Mitch Rotman 
Central Microscopy Research Facilities Randy Nessler
Comparative Pathology Laboratory   Katherine N. Gibson-Corley DVM, PhD
Crystallography Facility Nicholas Schnicker, PhD
Electron Spin Resonance Facility Brett Wagner, MS
Flow Cytometry Facility Justin Fishbaugh
Gene Transfer Vector Core Facility (see Viral Vector Core Facility)    
Genome Editing Core Facility (formerly the Transgenic and Genome Manipulation Core Facility) William Paradee, PhD
High Resolution Mass Spectrometry Facility   Lynn Teesch, PhD
High Throughput Screening Facility (UIHTS)     Meng Wu, PhD
Hybridoma Facility Paul Kapke, PhD  
Iowa Institute of Human Genetics: Bioinformatics Division Diana Kolbe, PhD
Iowa Institute of Human Genetics: Genomics Division (formerly the DNA Facility) Kevin Knudtson, PhD
Magnetic Resonance Research Facility Vincent Magnotta, PhD
Metabolic Phenotyping Jamie Soto
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility   Liping Yu, PhD
Protein Facility Joel Nott  
Proteomics Facility Marshall Pope, PhD
Radiation and Free Radical Research Facility   Douglas Spitz, PhD
Small Animal Imaging Facility John Sunderland, PhD
Tissue Procurement Core Facility C. Michael Knudson, PhD
Transgenic and Genome Manipulation Facility (see Genome Editing Core Facility)   
Viral Vector Core Facility (formerly the Gene Transfer Vector Core Facility) William Paradee, PhD