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  • The Soft Matter Characterization Core is open for business

    A subcore of the  CHANL Core Facilities, the Soft Matter Characterization Core is dedicated to delivering reliable sample analysis and professional training services on the characterization of soft materials and providing customers open access to cutting-edge, high performance analytical instrumentation.   Soft materials include colloids, polymers, foams, gels, liquid crystals,  and many biomaterials. They exhibit many useful and appealing properties which account for … Read more

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    New Website Launch for the Microscopy Services Laboratory

    Check out the new website for the Microscopy Services Laboratory! Thank you to the School of Medicine website design team for the design work!  

  • January 2024 Core Director Meeting Slides and Recording Now Available

    Thank you to those who attended the January 2024 Core Director Meeting either in person or via zoom. For your convenience, the slides and zoom recording are below and listed on our website along with prior core director meeting slides and resources.   Core Directors Meeting Jan 2024 all slides UNC Creative Presentation 1.24 Core … Read more

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  • Nicholas Pankow, Gaby de la Cruz, and Hannah Atkins were the authors of a winning poster at the 2024 National Society for Histotechnology Poster

    PSC Staff Receive Poster Award at 2023 National Society for Histotechnology Conference

    Congratulations to Nicholas Pankow, a research specialist in the Pathology Service Core in the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, for presentation of a poster which was chosen as one of three winners out of 38 posters during the 2023 National Society for Histotechnology conference in Baltimore, Maryland. His poster, titled “P-31: Alternative Strategies For Analyzing Pre-Clinical Mouse … Read more

  • Image of the Vevo-F2 System

    New Instrumentation! Vevo-F2 Preclinical Imaging System in the BRIC Small Animal Imaging Facility

    The BRIC Small Animal Imaging (SAI) core facility has recently received a new animal ultrasound imaging system through a NIH S10 shared instrumentation grant (S10-OD034328). The new system, Vevo-F2, will replace the old Vevo-2100 system that has been serving more than 25 research labs in our community. The new system greatly enhances animal ultrasound imaging … Read more

  • Strauss, Dittmer Among Winners of 2023 Art in Science Competition

    During University Research Week, the labs of Dirk Dittmer, PhD, Jack Griffith, PhD, and Joshua Strauss, PhD, won the Art-in-Science Competition held by the UNC School of Medicine Office of Research.   Dr. Dittmer leads the LCCC Vironomics Core, while Dr. Strauss directs the UNC Cryo-EM Core Facility. Sponsored by the Office of the Vice … Read more

  • Dr. Ralph House is pictured receiving the 2023 Governor's Award for Excellence

    Dr. Ralph House Receives 2023 Governor’s Award for Excellence

    Congratulations to Dr. Ralph House, Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences, on receiving the 2023 Governor’s Award for Excellence for his work with Chemists Without Borders! “House received the Human Relations award for his numerous global contributions through his voluntary role as vice president for … Read more

  • Research Week Core Tours

    The Office of Research Technologies and Office of Sponsored Programs are coordinating core tours of some of our fantastic core facilities during UNC Research Week. Meet the core directors and staff, learn about new and upcoming events, view our instrumentation, and imagine how collaboration with our cores can expand your science! No registration necessary. Schedule … Read more

  • Funding Alert: Voucher Program for Projects in SOM Core Facilities

    The Office of Research Technologies  and CFAC are excited to announce that we will once again hold a SOM Core Facility Voucher Program and ask that you forward this information to your customer e-mail lists and send to departmental list servs. The voucher program is intended for UNC researchers (from any school) to apply for up to $10,000 in funding … Read more

  • $$ Fall Core Facility RFA Open for Submissions $$

    The Fall Request for Applications for core facilities is open for submission. Core directors, managers, and affiliates can submit applications for general needs, equipment, and method development. Applications are due September 15, 2023   Click here for more information and submission instructions