In Observance of the Christmas Holidays, Agilent Cross Lab/ iLab Operations Software will be closed during U.S. hours on Monday December 24th and Tuesday December 25th, 2018. We will resume regular U.S. support hours on Wednesday December 26th, 2018. For urgent matters, please add "Urgent" to the ticket/ email subject or press "1", when prompted, to escalate a call on the iLab Support phone and we will prioritize those requests first.

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Case Western Reserve University's Core Facilities and Centers offer a number of services, ranging from cell sorting and solar cell testing to polymer compounding and high resolution electron microscopy and are supported by faculty and staff with years of technical and scientific experience. Through these many, diverse resources, CWRU provides access to state-of-the-art equipment and instrumentation, service work, technical expertise, and training all designed to support innovative, cutting edge research. Our cores and centers look forward to collaborating with university, research laboratory and industrial researchers in their scientific and commercial efforts.


Contact Matt DeVries  for help with general questions related to Core Facilities and Centers.

If you are a new or prospective external customer (DO NOT USE IF YOU ARE A CWRU EMPLOYEE) to a CWRU Core Facility, please click this link to create your lab and capture your billing information - If you are a CWRU Employee having trouble logging in to your account, please contact Matt DeVries ( 

Core leadership will provide advice, assay development, and consultation to support anyone's research program.

iLab Cores at Case Western Reserve University

Core Name Primary Contact Email Phone Number/Ext
Applied Functional Genomics Core

Athymic Animal & Xenograft Core

Kristen Weber Bonk 216-368-5924
Bioanalyte Core at CWRU

Tracey L. Bonfield 216-368-4558
CDDRCC Histology

Theresa Pizarro
Center for Advanced Research Computing

Cystic Fibrosis Mouse Models Core

Cytometry & Imaging Microscopy Core

Cytometry & Imaging Microscopy 216-368-5267
Data Analytics Core

Gene Expression and Genotyping Facility

Debora Poruban 368-8748
Genomics Core Facility

Simone Edelheit 216-368-1887
Hematopoietic Biorepository and Cellular Therapy Core

Imaging Research Core

Chris Flask 216-844-4963
Light Microscopy Imaging Core

Rich Lee 216-368-2575
MORE Center

Ina Martin 216-368-4007
Protein Expression Purification Crystallization and Molecular Biophysics Core

Yinghua Chen 216-368-8962
Proteomics and General Mass Spectrometry Core

Daniela Schlatzer 216-368-4014
RNA Profiling Core

Frank A. Tedeschi 368-6711
Rodent Behavioral Core

Matt DeVries 216-368-1266
SDLE Research Center

Scientific Instrument Repair Center

William M. Frank 216-368-3225
Small Molecule Drug Development Core

Soft Matter Characterization Laboratory

Lei Zhu
Tissue Resource Core

Adam Kresak, MS 216-844-5389
Translational Shared Resource

Paul Hartman 216-286-3887

Radhika Atit
CFAR Immune Function Core

Doug Bazdar 216-368-5260
Clinical Services Core

Molecular and Cellular Virology Core

Jennifer Bongorno Hurt, Ph.D. (216)368-1139