Explore Core Facilities

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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  • BSL2 BSL3 Services

    We provide access to high-quality microscopy for users at Rutgers University and external users. As well as imaging, users can be trained to allow independent imaging and data processing. For your convenience, sample preparation and image acquisition can also be carried out by our staff to ease your workload.

    Key Resources

    Flow cytometry; imaging; confocal microscopy; BSL2/BSL3; fluorescence microscopy

    Location Newark
    Contact Name

    Sharan Atwal

    Contact Email sa1399@njms.rutgers.edu
  • polyRUN

    PolyRUN offers access to a broad variety of instruments, specialized in molecular weight and size determination, imaging, as well as thermal and mechanical characterization of any kind of materials, from hard solids, polymers, biofilms, and tissue, fibers, soft-gels, viscous liquids, etc.

    Key Resources Thermal gravimetric, rheometer, gel permeation, dynamic light scattering, atomic force, Raman microscope
    Location Newark
    Contact Name Nathan Rabideaux
  • The Population Science Research Support Shared Resource provides assistance with the development and implementation of human subjects research projects. Using advanced software, the shared resource provides fully automated, cloud-based solutions to facilitate participant recruitment, tracking, and management.

    Key Resources

    Human subjects research; participant recruitment; clinical trial

    Location New Brunswick/Piscataway
    Contact Name

    Carolina Lozada