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Full Listing of Vanderbilt Research Cores and Shared Resources

Import Notice:

As part of the VU-VUMC transition, the single C.O.R.E.S billing system has been separated into two systems effective January 7, 2016:


  VU-C.O.R.E.S.  and  VUMC-C.O.R.E.S.

For a list of all cores, which system they will be using, and other information about the VU-VUMC transition, please  visit our FAQ page  Email any questions or concerns to .  

Vanderbilt University  research core facilities that bill using  VU-C.O.R.E.S. :

Core Contact
ACCRE - Advanced Computing Center for Research & Education

Biochemistry Tissue Core


Brain Institute



 BRET Poster Printing  
 Cell & Developmental Biology Equipment Resources  
 Cell Imaging Shared Resource  
 Center for Innovative Technology  

Center for Stem Cell Biology



Center for Structural Biology



  • Chemistry Glass Shop
  • Chemistry Store Room
  • Chemistry XRD



Institute for Digital Learning

  • VIDL Instructional Design
  • VIDL Project Management
  • VIDL Studio
  • VIDL Videographer

Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research & Education (VIIBRE)




Institute of Chemical Biology





Institute of Nanoscale Science & Engineering (VINSE)

  • Cleanroom, EBL, SEM, TEM, Nanocrystal Labs
  • X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Lab



Mass Spectometry Research Center Cores

 Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center  
Physic Machine Shop
RER/ISDE Experimental Facilities

Mass Cytometry Center of Excellence

Cancer and Immunology Core

Vanderbilt University Medical Center  research core facilities that bill using  VUMC-C.O.R.E.S. :


Core Contact
Analytical Resource Center

Biostatistics Shared Resource

Cardiovascular Translational and Clinical Research Core

Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

  • Clinical Discovery Core

Clinical Research Information and Specimen Service (CRISS)
Clinical Research Center (CRC)
Clinical Trials Center (VICTR)
Clinical Trials Shared Resource  (VICC)
Cooperative Human Tissue Network  (CHTN)
Data Coordinating Center
Diet, Body Composition and Human Metabolism Core
Digital Histology Shared Resource
Division of Animal Care
Eicosanoid Core
Energy Balance Core

Epidemiology Shared Resources

  • Biospecimen Core
  • Survey Research Shared Resource

Flow Cytometry Shared Resource
Free Radicals in Medicine (FRIM) Core

Health Services Research Cores

VICTR/OOR Supported Cores

  • Database Analysis Core
  • Human Factors and Systems Safety Core
  • Qualitative Research Core

CTSA Supported Cores

  • Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core (CERC)
  • Effective Health Communication Core



Hormone Assay and Analytical Services Core
Immunology Core
Innovative Translational Research Shared Resource (ITR)

Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS)

Integrative Data Services Core
Investigational Drug Service  - Main Campus
Investigational Drug Service - Green Hills
Investigational Drug Service - One Hundred Oaks
  • Kristen Johnson
Investigational Drug Service - Oncology
Islet Procurement and Analysis Core
 Kennedy Center Core Services  
 Lipid and Lipoprotein Core (Cardiovascular Medicine)  
  • Kimberly Campbell

Molecular Cell Biology Resource Cores




O'Brien Kidney Disease Center



  • Angela Taylor
  • Angela Taylor

 PMI Departmental Flow Core  
 Preventive Medicine Computer Resource and EIP Server  
Pulmonary IHC Core
Rat Metabolic Physiology Core
Research Informatics (VICC)
Research Phlebotomy Core
Sleep Research Core
Translational Pathology Shared Resource
VANGARD - VANderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics Analysis and Research Design

VANTAGE - Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics

  • Biobanking Services & Low-Throughput Genotyping

  • Sequencing, High-Throughput Genotyping & Expression Services

Zebrafish Aquatic Facility (Z-CORE)