Research Core Facilities

Cell and Immunobiology Core (CIC)
Address Director Phone
One Hospital Drive
M324 Medical Sciences Building
Columbia, MO 65212
Mark McIntosh (573) 884-7315
Our Supply Center offers Invitrogen/Gibco, Bio-Rad, Sigma, SignaGen, Leinco, Cell Signaling Technologies, eBiosciences, and HyClone products at a substantial savings.
DNA Core
Address Director Phone
216 Bond Life Sciences Center
1201 Rollins Street
Columbia, MO 65211-7310
Mark McIntosh (573) 882-0428
The DNA Core Facility is a state of the art research facility providing services to investigators on all four campus of the University of Missouri system and to investigators of outside academic institutions and commercial enterprises.
Electron Microscopy Core (EMC)
Address Director Phone
W125 Veterinary Medicine Bldg.
East Campus Dr.
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Mark McIntosh (573) 882-8304
The EM Core is a resource center for scanning and transmission electron mircoscopy, providing investigators with consultation, training, access to instrumentation, and extensive services.
Informatics Research Core Facility
Address Director Phone
113 Bond Life Sciences Center
1201 Rollins Street
Columbia, MO 65211-7310
Chi-Ren Shyu (573) 884-8151
The IRCF exists to serve the bioinformatics needs of researchers at the University of Missouri.
Molecular Cytology Core
Address Director Phone
120 Bond Life Sciences Center
1201 Rollins Street
Columbia, MO 65211-7310
Thomas E. Phillips (573) 882-4895
The Molecular Cytology Core is a campus-wide resource for light microscopy, immunocytochemistry and in situ hybridization techniques.
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Core
Address Director Phone
125 Chemistry
601 S. College Avenue
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Michael Greenlief (573) 884-7807
The NMR Facility was the first core research facility to be established at MU and continues to serve researchers from many disciplines.
Charles W. Gehrke Proteomics Center
Address Director Phone
214 Bond Life Sciences Center
1201 Rollins Street
Columbia, MO 65211-7310
Michael Greenlief (573) 884-7374
The Proteomics Center provides advanced technologies in protein separation and mass spectrometry identification for researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Structural Biology Core
Address Director Phone
125 Chemistry Building
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 6521
Tom Quinn (573) 884-1281
The mission of the Structural Biology Core is to enhance the research infrastructure available to MU life scientists by ensuring sustained access to functional state-of-the-art equipment and to faculty expertise in the fields of structural biology and peptide synthesis.
Transgenic Animal Core
Address Director Phone
One Hospital Drive
M324 Medical Sciences Building
Columbia, MO 65212
(573) 884-1281
The Transgenic Animal Core provides many services, including but not limited to: chromosome counting, generation of transgenic mice on FVB and c57BI6 strains using client’s DNA, genotyping assays, and many more.