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All cores are observing COVID-19 safety precautions, including physical distancing and use of personal protective equipment.  Please contact each core directly for their current status and updates to their operational procedures.

Welcome to UNC Research Core Facilities

UNC Research Core Facilities are shared resources which offer a wide range of services to the research community, including cutting edge technologies, high end instrumentation, technical support, and education. Our facilities are committed to enhancing and expanding the collaborative capabilities of research at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Searchable Core Database

Search the Core Facility Database graphicThis searchable database lists all the cores in alphabetical order.
You can browse the entire list or use the search function to sort the entire listing either by broad categories, specific keywords, contact name, or equipment.

Core listings by Categories

These pages list our core facilities by general areas of focus: animal models, biochemistry, clinical and translational, genomics, imaging, and research support services. The pages include brief profiles of each core, giving an overview of each to assist the investigator identify the appropriate core to contact for their project. Cores by Categories


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Biochemistry cores
Clinical Cores page
Genomics cores
Imaging cores
Research support page



Thanks to Dr. Michael Chua, Michael Hooker Microscopy Facility, Dr. Raymond Pickles for header image "Airway Epithelium" and Dr. Alain Burette, for header image "Brain bow".