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)

    CECR promotes health research that contributes to the well-being of upper Manhattan communities and provides services including off-campus multipurpose space and participant recruitment.

    Director

    Jose Luchsinger-Stuart, MD, MPH

    Contact

    Alejandra Aguirre, MPH
    Ground Floor
    390 Fort Washington Avenue
    New York, NY 10033
    United States
  • Core Facility

    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)

    The CSMSR provides advanced microscope systems for multidimensional optical imaging of living and fixed cells and tissues.

    Director

    Liza Pon, PhD

    Contact

    Theresa Swayne, PhD
    Irving Cancer Research Center, 222A
    1130 Saint Nicholas Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Biochemistry: Structural Biology

    Our facility has several microscopes: FEI F20 200kV cryoTEM and a FEI Polara F30 300 kV cryoTEM and a FEI Krios 300kV cryoTEM at the NYSBC.

    Director

    Joachim Frank, PhD

    Contact

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

    Affiliation

    Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC)

    The Crystallography Shared Resource helps researchers acquiring structural information on target macromolecules in the elucidation of disease mechanisms and in the development of effective drugs.

    Director

    Farhad Forouhar, PhD

    Contact

    Farhad Forouhar, PhD
    Irving Cancer Research Center, 1001
    1130 Saint Nicholas Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    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

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

    Director

    Carol Mason, PhD

    Contact

    Kristy Brown
    Physicians and Surgeons, 15-401
    630 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Columbia Center for Translational Immunology (CCTI)

    The Flow Cytometry Shared Resource provides training and access to state-of-the-art flow cytometry for biomedical investigators at the Columbia University Medical Center.

    Director

    Siu-Hong Ho, PhD

    Contact

    Siu-Hong Ho, PhD
    Black Building, 1710
    650 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    United States
  • Core Facility

    Affiliation

    Microbiology and Immunology

    The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Flow Cytometry Core assists researchers in flow cytometry based studies.

    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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