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Research Cores and Shared Resources cores logo


Biomedical research at VUMC is supported by designated institutional cores and shared resources. These facilities offer cutting edge scientific services, enabling access to high-end equipment, advanced techniques and specialized expertise for all Vanderbilt investigators.

Detailed policy and other support information for core facilities can be found at the Core Managers website.

Click on a link below for more information about each institutional core facility or research center.


ACCRE – Advanced Computing Center for Research & Education

Biostatistics Collaboration Center

BioVU - Vanderbilt DNA Databank

CISR – Cell Imaging Shared Resource

Center for Quantitative Sciences

CRC – Clinical Research Center

Digital Histology Shared Resource

Division of Animal Care

Flow Cytometry Shared Resource

High Performance Research Data Storage

Hormone Assay & Analytical Services Core

Immunology Core

Investigational Drug Service

MSRC – Mass Spectrometry Research Center

Molecular Cell Biology Resource Core 

Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center

Neurochemistry Core Laboratory

Rat and Mouse Neurobehavior Cores

Sleep Research Core

Translational Pathology Shared Resource

Vanderbilt Center for Stem Cell Biology

  • Transgenic Mouse/ESC Shared Resource

VCSB – Vanderbilt Center for Structural Biology

VICB – Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology

VANTAGE – Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics

  • DNA Sequencing including Next Generation and Sanger
  • DNA Extraction and Banking
  • Genotyping and Expression

VANGARD – VANderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics Analysis and Research Design

VUIIS – Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science

Zebrafish Aquatic facility


A complete listing of all cores including departmental and limited service cores can be found at the CORES user support website.


Other Information (download):

- Descriptions for all Core Facilities.

- Presentation: Vanderbilt Research Shared Resources and Core Facilities.

- Research Shared Resources User Handbook

- Research Shared Resources & Core Facilities

Please E-Mail Janey Wang for all website questions or comments.