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Core facilities play an integral role in our research infrastructure, empowering researchers to break new ground by offering specialized laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment, unique instrumentation and shared services managed by scientists with the technical expertise and experience to help others. Learn more



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  • The Immune Monitoring & Advanced Genomics Shared Resource provides standardized, robust analytical assays that query the status of the immune system. The combination of Immune Monitoring and Advanced Genomics offers a single pipeline for extensive correlative analysis. The state-of-the-art facility provides consultation, sample processing, advanced flow cytometry, cytokine analysis using the Luminex-200 platform, bulk gene expression analysis using the NanoString platform, and single-cell RNA sequencing using libraries created with 10X genomics technology.

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    Key Resources Genomics, immunology, cytokines, single-cell; flow cytometry
    Location New Brunswick/Piscataway
    Contact Name Josh Vieth
    Contact Email joshua.vieth@rutgers.edu
  • The mission of In Vivo Research Services (IVRS) is to provide centralized high quality, cost-effective research services to both academic and industry clients. Rutgers has a wealth of experience, capabilities and models that are routinely used to answer critical in vivo research questions. IVRS provides a comprehensive program of animal care including consultation, experimental design, protocol preparation, a duly constituted animal care and use committee, occupational health and laboratory safety, BSL3 in vivo biohazard research, and full-time veterinary care. Rutgers offers competitive fee-for-service pricing, confidentiality, accuracy, and rapid service.

    Key Resources IVRS provides surgical and non-surgical services, animal model development, PK/PD studies, training and development, and consultation.
    Location New Brunswick/Piscataway
    Contact Name Shohreh Miller, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
  • The IFH Data Core serves as a centralized shared survey, data, and research resource facility for its users. The core enables access to a variety of data sets and resources. The IFHSDC provides analytical, survey, and general support services to investigators through experienced and specialized research personnel with the expertise to design and conduct a scientifically rigorous and efficient survey and data analysis.

    Key Resources

    Data analysis, health data, survey design, data management

    Location New Brunswick/Piscataway
    Contact Name

    Matthew Iozzio

    Contact Email miozzio@ifh.rutgers.edu
  • Established in statute in 2016, the New Jersey Integrated Population Health Data (iPHD) project aims to promote research that informs improvements in the health, safety, security and well-being of New Jersey residents and the efficiency of state government programs. It achieves this aim by integrating state administrative data sources and providing a process for researchers to apply for and receive data to address questions of importance to New Jersey.

    Key Resources The iPHD Center provides administrative support to the iPHD Governing Board; processes applications from researchers for data; receives secure, clean, and NJ state administrative datasets; and prepares datasets for approved end-users in compliance with HIPAA and other applicable laws and regulations. The iPHD Center ensures compliance with applicable Rutgers and iPHD Governing Board policies and guidance.
    Location New Brunswick/Piscataway
    Contact Name Tobias Gerhard
    Contact Email tgerhard@ifh.rutgers.edu