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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  • Affiliation

    Radiology

    The Computational Image Analysis Laboratory (CIA Lab) has developed computerized image analysis methods for multiple clinical applications in multiple therapeutic areas.

    Director

    Binsheng Zhao, DSc

    Contact

    Binsheng Zhao, DSc
    Neurological Institute, Basement Level, B26
    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    Provides advanced microscope systems for multidimensional optical imaging of living and fixed cells and tissues. Technologies include two-photon, STORM, SIM, & TIRF imaging.

    Director

    Liza Pon, PhD

    Contact

    Theresa Swayne, PhD
    Lasker Building, Third Floor
    3960 Broadway
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Biochemistry: Structural Biology

    Supports screening and high-resolution microscopes for structural studies: a FEI F20 200kV cryoTEM, a FEI Polara F30 300 kV cryoTEM, and a FEI Krios 300kV cryoTEM.

    Director

    Joachim Frank, PhD

    Contact

    Robert Grassucci
    Black Building, 501 or 503
    650 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    Oversight and infrastructure for development of clinical databases and biobanks. Creates systems to acquire, store, and distribute data and specimens for research use with or without linkage to PHI.

    Director

    Katherine Crew, MD, MS and Jeanine Genkinger, PhD

    Contact

    Katherine Crew, MD, MS
    MSPH 709
    722 West 168 Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Center for Radiological Research

    The Design and Instrument Shop, in the Center for Radiological Research, uses a CAD (computer aided design) system.

    Director

    Gary Johnson

    Contact

    Vanderbilt Clinic, 11-245
    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Pathology

    Acquires high resolution images of whole tissue slides using Aperio AT2 brightfield & Aperio Versa8 fluorescence scanners. Software: eSlide Manager, ImageScope, HALO Image Analysis, Visiopharm, Qupath

    Director

    Kevin L Gardner, MD, PhD

    Contact

    Zhong Wang
    630 West 168th Street
    PH West 15-1582
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Pathology

    The Electron Microscope Core allows researchers to utilize various electron microscopy applications to observe ultrastructural features of biological tissues.

    Director

    Carol Mason, PhD

    Contact

    P&S Office for Research
    Physicians and Surgeons, 15-402
    630 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Columbia University Irving Medical Center

    CUIMC provides upright, shelved -80°C freezers for the research community to use during a freezer failure while their freezer is being repaired or replaced.

    Director

    CUIMC Facilities

    Contact

    Yvonne Wojcicki
    CUIMC Campus
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Stem Cell Initiative

    Provides training and access to: BD FACSAria & Bio-Rad S3e sorters; BD FACSCelesta & Bio-Rad ZE5 cytometers; Luminex-200 system; Fluidigm BioMark HD genomic analyzer; QuantiStudio 7 Flex qPCR system.

    Director

    Michael Kissner

    Contact

    Michael Kissner
    Black Building, 11-511
    650 West 168th St.
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Affiliation

    Microbiology and Immunology

    Provides training and access to flow cytometers and cell sorters. Instruments: BD LSR Fortessa, BD LSR II cytometers; BD FACS Aria II sorter.

    Director

    Nicholas Arpaia, PhD

    Contact

    Amir Figueroa
    Hammer Health Science Center, 1211A
    701 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States

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