Core Facilities


· Animal Medicine
· Bioinformatics
· Biomedical Informatics
· Biorepository

· Clinical Research Support
o Conquering Diseases Clinical Research Center (CRC) Suite        
     o Investigational Drug Service (IDS)

· Deep Sequencing
· Digital Light Microscopy
· Electron Microscopy
· Flow Cytometry
· Genomics
· High Throughput Gene Expression/Biomarker Core

· Imaging Cores
o Advanced MRI
     o New England Center for Stroke Research (NECStR)
     o Small Animal

· Machine Shop                                            
· Molecular Biology
· Morphology
· Oligonucleotide
· Peptide
· Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Facility
· Quantitative Methods Core
· RNAi
· Small Molecule Screening
· Tissue Culture
· Tissue Culture & Enzyme Freezer (TCEFS)
· Transgenic Animal Modeling
· UMass Cancer Center Tissue Bank
· UMass Mouse Phenotyping Center
· UMass Human Stem Cell Bank & Registry
     o Massachusetts Human Stem Cell Bank
     o International Stem Cell Registry
· Veterinary Pathology Services
· Viral Vector Core
· XL-1 Analytical Ultracentrifuge
· Zebrafish



RNA Therapeutics Institute (RTI)
Gene Therapy Center
UMMS Department of Quantitative Health Sciences

Albert Sherman Building

The $400-million Albert Sherman Center will expand and unify the UMass Medical School’s Worcester campus, double its research capacity and support the school’s new learner-centered curriculum. This interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art research and education facility will foster interaction and collaboration among scientists and promote innovation and synergies across disciplines. The 480,000-square-foot Sherman Center, scheduled to open in late 2012, will attract researchers, physicians, faculty, students and industry partners, enhancing the Medical School’s position as a leader in medical research and education.

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