OHSU's cores are your campus technology partners dedicated to the success of your project. For optimal results, take advantage of the state-of-the-art scientific resources within the OHSU community. Learn about cores
OHSU Core Service Centers
Advanced Imaging Research Center - Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), data analysis, and user education.
Biolibrary - Fresh, frozen, OCT, FFPE tissues and blood derivatives; prospective whole blood collection; PI-driven consenting of patients; digital slide imaging
Biomolecular Structure Laboratory - Crystallization, x-ray diffraction and computational analysis of macromolecules and complexes.
Biostatistics & Design Program - Statistical guidance, analysis, and study design for proposal development, grant submissions and research projects including: data management, statistical programming, report preparation, and assistance with manuscripts.
Clinical and Translational Research Core Services - Study Coordination, Education, and Career development, Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, Investigator Support and Integration, Community and Practice Research Funding.
Cytogenetics Core Laboratory - High quality metaphase and interphase cytogenetic characterization of human and non-human cells.
Gene Profiling - Microarrays, real-time PCR, and targeted sequencing: RNA profiling and DNA variation analysis (Affymetrix/ Illumina microarrays, RT-PCR, Ion PGM sequencing); RNA/DNA isolation and quality assessment.
MedEdNet Survey Services – Support and consultation for scannable paper surveys and web based surveys. Services include survey set up, administration, and data processing.
Medicinal Chemistry Core - Investigates the interactions between small molecules and biological systems by providing medicinal chemistry and chemical biology expertise and organic synthesis support.
Multiscale Microscopy Core - State-of-the-art electron and light microscopy facility providing imaging services, access and technical support to OHSU and external customers.
Virology - Production of viral vectors, virus stocks and antigens. Viral diagnostics for virus quantification and serology. User consultation and education.