Additional Services

Here you'll find research service units beyond those listed in the main menu.

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, tours available

Clinical Pharmacology Analytical Services Lab

Services for drug analyses, such as drug concentration reporting and pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics analyses

University of Minnesota Genomics Center

Genomics research services, including sequencing, expression analysis, and genotyping

Drug discovery and early pre-clinical drug development services, scientist education, and interdisciplinary research


Veterinary diagnostic flow cytometry

Characterization Lab

Instrumentation facility (microscopy, spectroscopy, scattering, nanomechanical) for research in synthetic or natural materials and the biosciences.

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

Center for Magnetic Resonance Research

Magnetic resonance imaging, spectroscopy methodologies, and instrumentation for acquiring structural, functional, and biochemical information

University Imaging Centers

Imaging facilities for light, electron microscopy and pre-clinical imaging


Housing and embryo procurement services for University researchers who use zebrafish as a model organism


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

Experimental Surgical Services

Research and evaluation of pre-clinical therapies, medical devices, and surgical techniques

mouse behavior core

Full-service mouse behavioral testing, such as for neuromotor function, affective behavior, and cognition

Illustration of DNA

Custom cloning and viral packing (AAV and lentivirus) services