Research Service Cores

Research at Indiana University School of Medicine is supported by designated institutional cores and shared resources. These facilities offer cutting edge scientific services, enabling access to high-end equipment, advanced technologies and specialized expertise for all school investigators.

Core facilities are a pivotal part of the university’s research infrastructure, providing resources that allow groundbreaking science to happen. Core facilities administration provides financial support, administrative oversight, professional development, assessment and communication of shared research resources to advance the research mission of Indiana University School of Medicine.

Research Cores Mission

To cultivate and support discovery, innovation, and commercialization within IU School of Medicine and beyond.

staff scientists review and discuss data in the behavioral phenotype core

Core Facilities

Core facilities provide access to instrumentation and equipment, technical expertise, and training.
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a person in the lab works on samples under the hood


iLab is a web-based management service used for all research cores and shared resources at IU School of Medicine.
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a staff scientist at work in the electron microscopy core

News and Events

Read recent news about research cores and find upcoming events, webinars and trainings.
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COVID-19 Update

Core research facilities are open, according to Indiana University COVID-19 guidelines.

COVID-19 Information