Advanced Technology Core Facilities
Advanced Light Microscopy
120 Bond Life Sciences Center, 1201 Rollins St. / 573-882-4895 / Director: Dr. Alexander Jurkevich (Assistant Director)
Equipment and services consist of confocal, super-resolution, digital light-sheet and widefield microscopes, laser capture micro dissection, image analysis and processing and sample preparation.
4011 Discovery Drive, Room S121 / 573-884-1804 / Director: Dr. Elizabeth Bryda/Assistant Director: Dr. Daniel Davis
Provides a variety of essential services associated with the generation, characterization and maintenance of animal models for both internal and external clients.
Bioinformatics and Analytics
106 Bond Life Sciences Center, 1201 Rollins St. / 573-882-8831 / Director: Dr. Lyndon Coghill
Provides informatics support services, develops tools and leverages high-performance computing resources for the UM System and its universities and their researchers.
Cell & Immunobiology
M324 Medical Sciences Building, One Hospital Drive / 573-884-7315 /
Provides a variety of essential services including preparation of normal and tumor cells for in vivo and in vitro experiments, mycoplasma testing and the revival and preparation of cell lines, as well as flow cytometry services.
Cognitive Neuroscience Systems
15 Melvin H. Marx Building, 1416 Carrie Francke Drive / 573-882-4785 / Director: Dr. Brett Froeliger
Providing state-of-art instrumentation and laboratory space for conducting translational cognitive neuroscience research.
0011 NextGen Precision Health Building, 1030 Hitt St. / 573-884-5383 / Director: Min Su
Provides electron microscopy services and technology to investigators from academia and industry. The core offers access to scanning and transmission electron microscopes, as well as ancillary equipment and services.
Gehrke Proteomics Center
214 Bond Life Sciences Center / 573-884-7374 / Director: Dr. Michael Greenlief
The center provides advanced technologies in protein separation and mass spectrometry identification for researchers.
216 Bond Life Sciences Center, 1201 Rollins St. / 573-882-0428 / Director: Nathan Bivens
Provides genomic services to UM System investigators, external academic researchers and commercial entities. The core is a resource to educate and train researchers / students in the use of sequencing technologies.
Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research
1020 East Campus Loop / 573-884-3808 / Director: Dr. Paul Anderson
The mission of the University of Missouri Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research is to provide state-of-the-art facilities to support research on infectious diseases. Our goal is to foster research in the development of novel approaches to prevent and treat diseases caused by some of our most deadly pathogens.
243 Bond Life Sciences Center / 573-882-5596 / Director: Dr. Lloyd W. Sumner
The mission of the University of Missouri Metabolomics Center (MUMC) is to provide advanced, cutting-edge metabolomics capabilities and expertise to both the MU community and outside entities.
442 Bond Life Sciences Center / 573-884-1281 / Director: Dr. Tom Quinn
The mission of the Molecular Interactions Core (formerly 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 expertise in the fields of structural biology, molecular interactions and peptide synthesis.
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Core
125 Chemistry Building / 573-884-7807 / Director: Dr. Michael Greenlief
The mission of the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility is to enhance the research infrastructure available to MU scientists by ensuring access to state-of-the-art instrumentation for the structural elucidation of molecules by NMR spectroscopy.
PET Imaging Center
900 E. Campus Drive / 573-882-7821 / Director: Dr. Jeffrey Bryan
Housed in the College of Veterinary Medicine, the PET/CT Imaging Core is a crucial component and important tool in the effort to embrace science at the intersection of humans, animals and the ecosystem. The Core includes a combination positron tomography (PET) scanner and computed tomography (CT) – the PET/CT system – which improves accuracy and speed in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, vascular disorders and Lou Gehrig’s disease, among others.
27 Agriculture Building / 573-882-3023 / Director: Dr. Felix B. Fritschi
The goal of the Plant Transformation Core at the University of Missouri is to enhance both basic and applied research in plant biology by providing fee-based plant transformation services.
Small Animal Phenotyping
C102A, Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center / 573-882-9482 / Director: Michael A. Hill
Providing for in vivo study of cardiovascular function, metabolism, drug distribution and aspects of behavior and learning.
Room 1 Geological Sciences Building / 573-882-9501 / Director: Dr. James D. Schiffbauer
At the X-ray Microanalysis Core (MizzoµX), we not only explore electron- and X-ray microscopy techniques on fossil materials, but also have built a broad group of collaborators outside of paleontology and geological sciences to apply these techniques to expansive specimen types. We are happy to provide free consultation to best plan and assess your analytical needs, and will work with you to provide full service through the completion of your project.