Facilities & Equipment
The Characterization Facility ("CharFac") is an instrumentation facility (microscopy, spectroscopy, scattering, nanomechanical) for research in synthetic or natural materials and the biosciences.
Advanced Preclinical Imaging Center (APIC): Large animal research, fully functioning cath lab, fully staffed to perform procedures of any investigator, multiple surgery suites, full support from start to finish, tours available
AAALAC-accredited services and resources for using animals in research, including animal ordering, care, facilities, housing, and training for researchers and lab personnel
Drug discovery and early pre-clinical drug development services, scientist education, and interdisciplinary research
Comprehensive services, such as clinical facilities and staff, clinical data access, specimen procurement, research career development, and support for statistics, recruitment, translational research, and community-engaged research.
Research facility and equipment for minimal-risk research at the Minnesota State Fair, with access to a large, statewide participant pool
Transgenic mouse services, including in vitro fertilization, transgenic mouse production, embryonic stem cell to blastocyst microinjection, cryopreservation, and genetic consultations
Assistance with bioprinters and consultation on print mediums and cell preparation
Imaging facilities for light, electron microscopy and pre-clinical imaging