Services by Name
Advanced Preclinical Imaging Center
Large animal research, fully functioning cath lab, fully staffed to perform procedures of any investigator, multiple surgery suites, full support from start to finish.
Advanced Research and Diagnostic Laboratory
Fully accredited, clinical laboratory managing routine and specialized testing requests including specimen procurement and sample storage.
Assistance with bioprinters and consultation on print mediums and cell preparation.
Biosafety Level 3 Program
Management, support, and oversight for the University's Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) facilities.
Center for Magnetic Resonance Research
Magnetic resonance imaging, spectroscopy methodologies, and instrumentation for acquiring structural, functional, and biochemical information.
Center for Translational Medicine
Preclinical services, including scientific and regulatory support as well as laboratory studies to develop and test promising candidates.
Instrumentation facility (microscopy, spectroscopy, scattering, nanomechanical) for research in synthetic or natural materials and the biosciences.
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
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.
Clinical Pharmacology Analytical Services Lab
Services and support for drug analyses, such as drug concentration reporting and pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics analyses.
Cytokine Reference Laboratory
CLIA-88 licensed facility specializing in the analysis of cytokines, chemokines, and growth factors from a variety of biological sources.
Driven to Discover Research Facility at the Minnesota State Fair
Research facility and equipment for minimal-risk research at the Minnesota State Fair, with access to a large, statewide participant pool.
Experimental Surgical Services (ESS)
Research and evaluation of pre-clinical therapies, medical devices, and surgical techniques.
Flow Cytometry Resource
Flow cytometry support, services, and education.
FV500 Confocal Microscopy
Confocal microscopy, histology, imaging of cells, and cell structures in tissues.
Genomics research services, including sequencing, expression analysis, and genotyping.
Institute for Therapeutics Discovery & Development
Drug discovery and early pre-clinical drug development services, scientist education, and interdisciplinary research.
Integrative Biology and Physiology Phenotyping Cores
Mice cardio-metabolic physiology services.
Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics
GMP/GTP compliant, full-service development and manufacturing of cell- and tissue-based products, monoclonal antibodies, and active pharmaceutical ingredients.
Mouse Genetics Laboratory
Transgenic mouse services, including in vitro fertilization, transgenic mouse production, embryonic stem cell to blastocyst microinjection, cryopreservation, and genetic consultations.
Research Animal Resources
AAALAC-accredited services and resources for using animals in research, including animal ordering, care, facilities, housing, and training for researchers and lab personnel.
UMN Diagnostic Flow Cytometry Service
Veterinary diagnostic flow cytometry
University Imaging Centers
Imaging facilities for light, electron microscopy and pre-clinical imaging.
Viral Vector and Cloning Core
Custom cloning and viral packing (AAV and lentivirus) services
Zebrafish Core Facility
Housing, feeding, management assistance, and embryo procurement services for University researchers who use zebrafish as a model organism.