Core and Shared Facilities

Columbia has many cutting-edge research facilities that are designed to provide investigators with shared access to technically specialized services and high-end instrumentation. The Office for Research has designated facilities with high user satisfaction and open-access policies for Columbia investigators as "Core Facilities" on our website. You can search for these facilities below. Alternatively, internal users can search for iLab core services and pricing by logging into iLab.

Showing 1 - 10 of 67 Services
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Mortimer B. Zucker­man Mind Brain Behavior Institute (ZMBBI)

    Advance Instrument Engineering & Development group will design, build and tests commercially unavailable instruments, tools, and software.

    Director

    Tanya Tabachnik

    Contact

    Tanya Tabachnik
    Jerome L. Green Science Center
    3227 Broadway
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Diabetes Research Center (DRC)

    Provides immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence staining as well as confocal, live 2-photon, STORM and SIM, TIRF, and electron microscopy to facilitate diabetes research.

    Director

    Paul Harris, PhD

    Contact

    Paul Harris, PhD
    Physicians & Surgeons, 9-449
    630 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    The Biomarkers Shared Resource provides a centralized and cost-effective resource for receiving, handling, and storing human samples that are collected as part of research studies.

    Director

    Regina Santella, PhD

    Contact

    Irina Gurvich, MS
    Black Building, 1608
    650 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Irving Institute and the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)

    Executes mass spectrometry and bioanalytical assays for the quantitative assessment of biomarkers, drugs, and metabolites.

    Director

    Renu Nandakumar, PhD

    Contact

    Renu Nandakumar, PhD
    Presbyterian Hospital, 10-105
    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    Provides training; expertise in data analysis tools/methodologies; access to state of the art software, databases, models, and computing infrastructure; and customized data analysis workflows.

    Director

    Aris Floratos, PhD

    Contact

    Aris Floratos, PhD
    Irving Cancer Research Building, Room 801
    1130 St. Nicholas Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Irving Institute and the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)

    Provides informatics services including the Clinical Data Warehouse Navigator who assists investigators in requesting clinical data to determine availability of potential research participants.

    Director

    Soumitra Sengupta, PhD

    Contact

    Linda Busacca
    Presbyterian Hospital, 10-100
    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Irving Institute and the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)

    Facilitates nutrition components of CRR protocols. Includes controlled feeding and metabolic studies, nutrition assessment, counseling study participants, and planning and data collection.

    Director

    Karen Marder, MD, MPH

    Contact

    Dianne C. Frederick
    Presbyterian Hospital, 10-201B
    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Irving Institute and the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)

    BERD offers a wide range of design, statistical, analytical, and database management support services to assist CUMC faculty members in garnering grant support and publishing study results.

    Director

    Bruce Levin, PhD

    Contact

    Sonia Lyn
    Mailman School of Public Health
    722 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    Collaborates with investigators in the design, conduct, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of clinical, laboratory, and population science studies.

    Director

    Jianhua Hu, PhD, MS

    Contact

    Bin Cheng, PhD
    Mailman School of Public Health, Room 640
    722 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    School of Engineering and Applied Science

    Equipped for research in all types of engineering materials and structural elements as well as damage detection, fatigue, vibrations, and sensor networks. Also has a fully outfitted machine shop.

    Director

    Adrian Brügger, Ph.D.

    Contact

    William Hunnicutt, Ph.D.
    161 Engineering Terrace
    500 West 120th Street, MC4709
    New York, NY 10027
    United States

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