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.

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  • 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
  • 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
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Mortimer B. Zucker­man Mind Brain Behavior Institute (ZMBBI)

    The ZMBBI Cellular Imaging Core provides access to state-of-the-art imaging platforms, has expert staff who are well trained in microscopy and image processing.

    Director

    Darcy Peterka, PhD

    Contact

    Luke Hammond
    Jerome L. Green Science Center, SC4-072
    3227 Broadway
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Pathology

    The Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine (CALM) is an innovative and expertly staffed laboratory with resources for supporting, clinical, translational, and industry studies.

    Director

    Eldad Hod, MD

    Contact

    Jane Netterwald
    Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, BHN 801
    3959 Broadway
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    The mission of the CISR is to provide the infrastructure for cancer center clinical trial management and provide informatics resources and services to the cancer research community.

    Director

    Nicholas Tatonetti, PhD

    Contact

    Janie Weiss
    Presbyterian Hospital, 18-200
    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

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

    The CRR facilitates the integration of multiple studies ranging from pharmacokinetics to functional magnetic resonance imaging.

    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

    Columbia Nano Initiative

    Supports creation and evaluation of devices and materials. Applications include nano-electronic and -photonic devices, MEMS/NEMS, flexible electronics, bio-electronics, nano-bio interfaces, and more.

    Director

    James Vichiconti

    Contact

    James Vichiconti
    MC8903 1001 CEPSR
    530 West 120th Street
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Columbia Nano Initiative

    Facility includes a Transmission Electron Microscope, two Scanning Electron Microscopes (one inside the clean room), and a suite of sample preparation instruments for characterization of materials.

    Director

    Amir Zangiabadi, PhD

    Contact

    Amir Zangiabadi, PhD
    MC8903 1001 CEPSR
    530 West 120th Street
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Columbia Nano Initiative

    Provides microscopy, spectroscopy and diffraction characterization instruments to study surfaces, films, magnetic materials, layered materials, polycrystalline materials, and air-sensitive materials.

    Director

    Daniel Paley, PhD

    Contact

    Daniel Paley, PhD
    530 West 120th Street
    MC8903 1001 CEPSR
    New York, NY 10027
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    Strives to eliminate barriers to participation in clinical trials (ex: access, language, culture, distrust). Services: participant recruitment, biospecimen collection, translation, data management.

    Director

    Karen Schmitt, MA, RN

    Contact

    Andria Reyes, MA
    Columbia University Medical Center
    New York, NY 10032
    United States

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