Core Facilities

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What is a Core Facility? 

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.

CWRU Core Facilities and Centers are shared resources organized into laboratory spaces by areas of technology, supporting schools and scientific study. Visitors to this site can use the search tools on the left to look for specific research specialties. Please view the individual facilities' sites for more information or contact for help with general questions related to Core Facilities and Centers.

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

You can search within our core facilities for School of Medicine specific cores, or you can use the School of Medicine Core Facilities page at

How to Search for a Core