Explore core scientific facilities, services, and resources both within the college and across the University available to the CBS community.
- BioTA: The Biological Theory Alliance brings together researchers interested in the use of conceptual and mathematical modeling to understand biology.
- BioCoR Specimen Preservation: Focus on the science, technology, and practice of biospecimen preservation by developing specific biopreservation protocols.
- Populus: Populus software contains a set of simulations that we use to teach population biology and evolutionary ecology at the University of Minnesota.
- Research Informatics Support Systems: Research informatics infrastructure for researchers that study complex problems or systems.
- Biophysical Technology Center: State-of-the-art instrumental resources for optical spectroscopy and EPR available to researchers.
- Caenorhabditis Genetics Center: Collects, maintains, and distributes stocks of C. elegans.
- CBS Conservatory and Botanical Collection: A greenhouse facility housing rare plants.
- Center for Metabolomics and Proteomics: Support, equipment, and expertise for analyzing complex protein mixtures.
- Center for Magnetic Resonance Research: State-of-the-art instrumentation, expertise, and infrastructure to carry out biomedical research.
- Characterization Facility: A multi-user, shared instrumentation facility for materials research spanning from nanotechnology to biology and medicine.
- Electronic Instrument Services: Repair and calibration of most types of laboratory equipment, from all major manufacturers.
- Institute for Therapeutics High-Throughput Screening: Scientific services to advance research and therapeutics.
- Minnesota Supercomputing Institute: High-performance computing resources and user support to facilitate successful and cutting-edge research in all disciplines.
- Nanofabrication Center: Design, fabrication, and testing of small scale devices.
- Minnesota Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center: State-of-the-art NMR instruments available to researchers, providing a venue for them to pursue their projects and develop their experience in NMR methods.
- St. Paul Machine Shop: Lab equipment fabrication, maintenance, and repair services.
- University Imaging Centers: Advanced optical imaging and basic electron microscopy.