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New UNC Core Facility Staff Recognition Program opens today for nominations!

April 4, 2022

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

Summer Session Maker Technologies for Everyone

March 25, 2022

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

It’s Here! Core Facilities Digital and Downloadable Viewbook!

March 22, 2022

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 guidelines added to Resources for Cores

March 11, 2022

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

UNC CH Researchers Hot Rod an Electron Microscope!

February 2, 2022

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

FY21-22 Winter/Spring CFAC RFA is Now Open

December 13, 2021

Are you a core director or administrator interested in bringing new equipment or methodology into your lab? Do you want to develop collaborative efforts with other core facilities? Is there cutting edge technology in your field and the only thing standing in your way of bringing it to UNC access to funds?  CFAC is here … Continued

Welcome Kara Clissold, Associate Director of ORT

November 12, 2021

ORT is excited to welcome Kara Clissold as the new Associate Director of ORT. Kara comes to us after six years in the Histology Research Core Facility in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology and she received her B.S. from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and her M.A. from Wake Forest University. Her roles will include … Continued

Core Facility Showcase Video

November 12, 2021

The Core Facility Showcase video premiered during UNC Research Week 2021! Check out the amazing research facilitated by our biomedical research cores.  

Core Facility Showcase during UNC Research Week

November 10, 2021

UNC Research Week is highlighting some of our fantastic core facilities! The School of Medicine Core Facilities are a critical of UNC’s research infrastructure, and are an invaluable resource to researchers across-campus. Join us for a virtual Core Facility Showcase that will feature six of our cores: The Pathology Services Core, Histology Research Core Facility, … Continued