Institutional Research Cores
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Institutional Research Cores are dedicated to the success of your project.
We serve the UTHSC research community by providing access to state-of-the-art equipment and to expert consultation services.
Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting (FCCS)
The FCCS Core's mission is to provide investigators at UTHSC and in the Memphis area with training
in flow cytometry principles and access to state-of-the-art flow cytometry and cell
Lab Animal Care Unit (LACU)
The LACU Core's goal is to provide an environment in which our investigators can develop, maintain
and advance their specific research needs using animals. We are committed to providing
quality animal care and ensuring the humane usage of animals on the UTHSC campus.
Molecular Bioinformatics (mBio)
Molecular Resource Center of Excellence (MRC)
The MRC Core's mission is to provide scientists with access to the latest molecular technologies
for exploring basic biological mechanisms and the molecular basis of human disease.
Proteomics and Metabolomics (PMC)
The PMC Core's mission is to provide the UTHSC community with state-of-the-art mass spectral technology
and support to facilitate molecular-level discoveries that transform and advance our
understanding of biological systems to solve challenging, relevant scientific questions
in the life sciences.
Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL)
The RBL Core's mission is to provide state-of-the-art Biosafety Level 3 (BSL- 3) and Animal Biosafety
Level 3 (ABSL-3) containment laboratories that support the research community and
the National Biodefense Network.
Research Histology (RHC)
The RHC Core's mission is to provide investigators with access to high quality histology support.