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.


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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

Mark Cameron mjc230 216.368.3196
Athymic Animal & Xenograft Core

Mamuni Swain 248-787-8277
Bioanalyte Core at CWRU

Tracey L. Bonfield 216-368-4558
Biomedical Engineering Resources Core

Dominique M. Durand 216-368-3974
CDDRCC Histology

Theresa Pizarro
CFAR Clinical Sciences Core

CFAR Systems Biology & Biostatistics Core

Mark Cameron 2163683196
CFAR Viral Pathogenesis and Persistence

Benjamin Luttge, Ph.D. (301)643-7969
CVRI Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Core

Jeffrey A. Deiuliis, PhD 614-599-5898
CWRU Misc. Shared Resources

Michael Piccirillo
Center for Advanced Research Computing

Center for Applied Raman Spectroscopy

Ozan Akkus 216.368.4175
Center for Medical Mycology

Lisa Long 216-983-3094
Cryo-Electron Microscopy Core Facility

Kunpeng Li 7654215516
Cystic Fibrosis Mouse Models Core

Cytometry & Imaging Microscopy Core

Cytometry & Imaging Microscopy 216-368-5267
DDRCC Biorepository Core

Tracy Krebs, MBA 216-368-6058
DDRCC Mouse Models Core

Tracy Krebs, MBA 216-368-6058
Electronics Design Center

Laurie Dudik 216-368-2211
Engineering Services Fabrication Center

Salvatore Cordaro 216-368-4019
Genomics Core Facility

Simone Edelheit 216-368-1887
Germ-Free Mouse Models Core

Tracy Krebs 216-368-6058
Hematopoietic Biorepository and Cellular Therapy Core

Imaging Research Core

Chris Flask 216-844-4963
Light Microscopy Imaging Core

Michael Jenkins, PhD 216-368-1488
MORE Center

Ina Martin 216-368-4007
Microfabrication Laboratory (MFL)

Nichole Hoven 216.368.0264
Mouse Behavioral Phenotyping Core

Ian Adams 216-368-6179
Neurodegenerative Research Core

Keisi Kotobelli 216-368-5722
Northeast Ohio High Field NMR Facility

Matthias Buck, PhD 216-368-8651
Primary Cell, Biomimetic, and iPSC-derived Cell Models Core

Yoelvis Garcia-Mesa, Ph.D. 216-368-8892
Protein Biophysics and Structural Biology Core

Yinghua Chen 216-368-8962
Proteomics and Small Molecule Mass Spectrometry Core

Daniela Schlatzer 216-368-4014
RNA Profiling Core

Frank A. Tedeschi 368-6711
Radiation Resource

Juan Jeffrey 860-455-6092
SDLE Research Center

Scientific Instrument Repair Center

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

Soft Matter Characterization Laboratory

Lei Zhu 216-368-5861
Surgical Training and Research Core

Steve Schomisch, PhD 216-368-6611
Swagelok Center for Surface Analysis of Materials

Jeffrey Pigott 216-368-6012
Tissue Resource Core

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

Paul Hartman 216-286-3887

Radhika Atit