Author Archives: Kara Clissold
The inaugural Core Facility Staff Recognition Awards (April 2022), sponsored by the UNC School of Medicine Office of Research Technologies, received a thoroughly impressive list of nominations. Thank you to all who took time to nominate a core facility employee–all nominees should be proud of their contributions to research here at UNC. “Our core staff … Continued
The Office of Research Technologies is excited to announce the launch of our new Staff Recognition Program to recognize the value and importance of the staff in our biomedical research core facilities. This program will offer up to three awards each fall and spring acknowledging the efforts and contributions of SHRA and EHRA non-faculty staff members in … Continued
Have you wished you (or your staff) had more experience in Maker-Space technologies like electronics, 3D-printing, and software programing? The Applied Physical Sciences department has developed a summer series to help you learn to put these technologies to use in your lab! Enhance your electronics and design skills AND support your research needs! Maker Technologies … Continued
Use our digital magazine or download the PDF to browse the core facilities at UNC at your convenience. Unsure how core facilities operate or what is available at UNC to accelerate your research? Curious about the best practices for working with the core facilities on campus? Check out the magazine!
Purchasing equipment at UNC is necessary administrative process. However, some purchases require the completion of additional forms, including sole source or brand-specific justification or data protection checklists through ITS. Incorrect completion of these forms can result in significant delays during the purchasing workflow. Specific advice and information provided by UNC’s Purchasing Team has been added … Continued
Dr. Jonathan Fay, in collaboration with Jared Peck and Dr. Joshua Strauss of the UNC CH CryoEM Core, published a method paper in ICUrJ (International Union of Crystallography Journal) outlining their success in optimizing the function of a microscope for cryogenic electron microscopy (CryoEM). CryoEM is an imaging technique that yields 3D structures of large … Continued