OHSU's cores are your campus technology partners dedicated to the success of your project. For optimal results, take advantage of the state-of-the-art scientific resources within the OHSU community. Learn about cores
OHSU Core Service Centers
Advanced Imaging Research Center - Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), data analysis, and user education.
Bioinformatics - Experimental Design and Analysis support for high dimensional data
(e.g., RNA-seq, DNA-seq, ChIP-seq, CyTOF, etc). Data stewardship, management, and dissemination support.
Biolibrary - Fresh, frozen, OCT, FFPE tissues and blood derivatives; prospective whole blood collection; PI-driven consenting of patients; digital slide imaging
Biomolecular Structure Laboratory - Crystallization, x-ray diffraction and computational analysis of macromolecules and complexes.
Biostatistics & Design Program - Statistical guidance, analysis, and study design for proposal development, grant submissions and research projects including: data management, statistical programming, report preparation, and assistance with manuscripts.
Clinical and Translational Research Core Services - Study Coordination, Education, and Career development, Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, Investigator Support and Integration, Community and Practice Research Funding.
Epigenetics Consortium - Sample preparation and bioinformatics analysis for epigenetics assays (e.g. Methyl-seq, Chip-seq, ATAC-seq)
MedEdNet Survey Services – Support and consultation for scannable paper surveys and web based surveys. Services include survey set up, administration, and data processing.
Medicinal Chemistry Core - Investigates the interactions between small molecules and biological systems by providing medicinal chemistry and chemical biology expertise and organic synthesis support.
ONPRC Bioinformatics & Biostatistics Core - Supports all types of biostatistics and primarily DNA/RNA-sequencing-related bioinformatics. Provides analysis, study design, advising, and grant support.
Small Animal Research Imaging Core - MicroPET-SPECT/CT, high frequency ultrasound, and biophotonics imaging services to evaluate anatomy, tissue function, cellular and molecular phenotype, blood/fluid flow, and metabolism.
Virology - Production of viral vectors, virus stocks and antigens. Viral diagnostics for virus quantification and serology. User consultation and education.