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iLab Cores at Johns Hopkins University

Cores at The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

Core Name Primary Contact Email Phone Number/Ext
Bloomberg Flow Cytometry and Immunology Core

Flow cytometry and high-speed cell sorting (up to 15-color), multiplex biomarker measurement, and quantitative digital droplet PCR services and instrumentation.  Expert consultation in experimental design, troubleshooting, and training; contract research. Highly experienced staff. CLIA-certified. 

Tricia Nilles, MS tnilles1@jhu.edu 410-955-4825
Germ-free Mouse Core

The Johns Hopkins Germ-free Core is ~1500 square feet with 3 animal rooms, dedicated autoclave and two work rooms. Three germ-free mouse lines, C57Bl/6, Rag and multiple intestinal neoplasia (Apc+/-) mice, are available.

Cynthia Sears, MD csears@jhmi.edu 410-614-8378
MMI Common Equipment and Glass Washing Facility

This Core is for employees of the JHU SPH, Department of MMI only. The Core provides training, support and maintenance of MMI Departmental lab equipment that is shared by MMI investigators and their labs. The Core also provides glassware washing services and maintains a shared microscope facility.

Anne Jedlicka, MS ajedlic1@jhu.edu 443-287-5967
Malaria Mosquito & Parasite Core

The Malaria Mosquito & Parasite Core supports a variety of projects that focus on the malaria parasite’s interactions with the mosquito vector and human host, and other biological processes that are associated with its capacity to transmit and infect.

George Dimopoulos, PhD gdimopo1@jhu.edu 443-287-0128
Non-iLab, SPH Core Facilities

his is a listing of SPH Cores which have not implemented iLab.  The roll out of the non-iLab cores will occur over a period of two years.  As cores implement the iLab management program they will move from this listing to the cores active in iLabs.

Kate Calvin kcalvin1@jhu.edu 410-614-5440

Cores at The Johns Hopkins University Institute for Clinical & Translational Research

Core Name Primary Contact Email Phone Number/Ext
ICTR Adult JHH & Bayview Core

The goal of the ICTR JH and BV Adult Cores is to provide specialized personnel, equipment, and rooms to allow investigators to conduct innovative, high-quality, safe, efficient and cost-effective clinical and translational research.

Nicole Cooper, BS ncooper2@jhmi.edu 410-550-1880
ICTR Cardiovascular Imaging and Exercise Physiology and Body Composition Core

The overall mission of the Cardiovascular Core at the Bayview Site is to provide outstanding research support to investigators requesting exercise and body composition and Cardiovascular Imaging support.

Nicole Cooper, BS ncooper2@jhmi.edu 410-550-1880
ICTR Core for Clinical Research Data Acquisition (CCDA) Consulting Service

<p>The ICTR Core for Clinical Research Data Acquisition (CCDA) assists researchers with accessing clinical data for research purposes. The CCDA is staffed with experienced data analysts who will assist you with access to data while also helping you comply with Data Trust privacy &amp; security re...

Bonnie Woods MS/ITS, MLA bonnie.woods@jhu.edu 667-208-8155
ICTR PCRU

The overarching goal of the ICTR Pediatric Outpatient Core is to provide specialized personnel, equipment, and rooms to allow investigators to conduct innovative, high-quality, safe, efficient and cost-effective clinical and translational research.

Nicole Cooper, BS ncooper2@jhmi.edu 410-550-1880
ICTR Research Nutrition

The Research Nutrition Core will provide investigators with a staff of highly trained experts to advise, administer, and construct a variety of novel approaches in the areas related to food nutrition, assessment and body composition.

Nicole Cooper, BS ncooper2@jhmi.edu 410-550-1880
ICTR The Clinical Research Core Laboratory

<p>The Clinical Research Core Laboratory performs over 100 different immunoassays of biomarkers to support preclinical and clinical research protocols. The laboratory also supports studies through consulting, sample processing and storage, and assay validation.</p>

Neal Fedarko, PhD ndarko@jhmi.edu 410-550-2632
Non-iLab, JHU ICTR Core Facilities

We offer a variety of resources (not currently live in iLab) to members of the JHU research community who are currently preparing or executing clinical research. From clinical infrastructure, nursing and laboratory services, we are prepared to address the most pressing needs of clinical investigator

Nicole Cooper, BS ncooper2@jhmi.edu 410-550-1880

Cores at The Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Core Name Primary Contact Email Phone Number/Ext
Integrated Imaging Center

<p>The Integrated Imaging Center (IIC) was originally established as the Advanced Microscopy Facility (AMF) and was devoted exclusively to LM techniques; it was initially directed by Dr. William Busa and later by Dr. Michael Edidin.</p>

J. Michael McCaffery, MD jmccaffery@jhu.edu 410-516-3321
Non-iLab JHU KSAS Facilities

<p>The following KSAS facilities have not implemented iLabs.</p>

Jerry Hicks ghicks@jhu.edu 410-516-6418

Cores at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Core Name Primary Contact Email Phone Number/Ext
ACCM Confocal Microscope

<p>Available services include confocal imaging on an inverted Leica SP8 with two HyD Detectors and a full range of laser lines, advice and consent on sample preparation desired scientific approach, and comprehensive instruction on all facility equipment.</p>

George McNamara, PhD gmcnama2@jhmi.edu 305-764-2081
Applied Imaging Mass Spectrometry - AIMS Core / Service Center

<p>The AIMS Core offers rapid MALDI imaging at high spatial resolution, which includes sample preparation, on-tissue digests and derivatizations, and data analysis. Spatially resolved MALDI imaging measurements are directly taken from FFPE tissue section without destroying it.</p>

Kristine Glunde, PhD kglunde1@jhmi.edu 410-614-2705
Bayview Immunomics Core (BIC)

<p>We offer flow cytometry services including multi-parameter analysis and cell sorting, multiplex based detection of soluble mediators using the MesoScale system and genomic services such as RNA cell/tissue sources and the generation of libraries for next generation sequencing.</p>

Mark Soloski, PhD msolosk1@jhmi.edu 410-550-8493
Behavioral Core of the School of Medicine

<p>Provides a wide range of neurobehavioral assays and tests for comprehensive and objective phenotyping of various domains of mouse or rat behaviors. The behavior core also assists with planning, designing, performing, and analyzing behavioral tests.</p>

Chantelle Terrillion, PhD cterril1@jhmi.edu 410-614-4937
Biostatistics, Epidemiology And Data Management (BEAD) Core

<p>Provides research support services to faculty investigators across the Johns Hopkins institution.&nbsp; Services include epidemiologic study design, biostatistics, database development, data management, REDCap and other data collection tool programming, and scientific grant and manuscript supp...

Jacky Jennings, PhD, MPH BEADCore@jhmi.edu 410-550-4132
CTMI

The mission of the Center for Translational Molecular Imaging (CTMI) is to serve as an Academic Research Organization (ARO) to develop and provide state-of-the-art imaging and therapeutic agents to address unmet medical needs to bring precision medicine within the reach of patients.

Martin Pomper, MD, PhD mpomper@jhmi.edu 410-955-2789
Center for Infection and Inflammation Imaging Research (Ci3R)

The Center for Infection and Inflammation Imaging Research is an interdisciplinary core center that provides state-of-the art small animal imaging equipment, including PET, SPECT, CT and US mainly focusing on the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of infectious and inflammatory processes. 

Sanjay K Jain, MD sjain5@jhmi.edu 410-502-8241
Computational Biology Consulting Core

Offers state-of-the-art bioinformatics analyses of sequencing data and consulting for a variety of genomics and sequencing-based applications, including transcriptomic, CHiP-seq, whole-genome and whole-exome, and metagenomic experiments.

Steven Salzberg, PhD salzberg@jhu.edu 410-614-6112
Eukaryotic Tissue Culture Facility

<p>The Eukaryotic Tissue Culture facility supports JHMI researchers with the culturing of insect and mammalian cells.</p>

Sandra Beatriz Gabelli, PhD gabelli@jhmi.edu 410-614-4145
Express Radiology Research Lab

<p>The Express Radiology Research Laboratory performs advanced radiology training and critical large animal research. The lab enables Johns Hopkins researchers to evolve benchside research into clinical trials for industry practice and improved patient health care.</p>

Rebecca Krimins, DVM, MS rkimin1@jhmi.edu 410-955-9617
FEST and TCR Immunogenomics Core

<p>Our aim is to provide cost-effective and time-efficient access to cutting-edge genomic technologies and expert assistance with MANAFEST Assay experimental design and execution, next generation TCR beta DNA sequencing and bioinformatics data analysis</p>

Kellie Smith, PhD ksmit228@jhmi.edu 410-502-7523
Genetic Resources Core Facility Biorepository & Cell Center

<p>The GRCF provides research expertise, products &amp; services to study the human genome, taking your sample from collection through cell line (including authentication), storage, isolated DNA, methylation analysis, sequencing (Sanger or NGS) &amp; genotyping, while providing all the reagents y...

Melissa Olson, PhD mvolson@jhu.edu 410-955-6327
Genetic Resources Core Facility DNA Services

<p>The GRCF provides research expertise, products &amp; services to study the human genome, taking your sample from collection through cell line (including authentication), storage, isolated DNA, methylation analysis, sequencing (Sanger or NGS) &amp; genotyping, while providing all the reagents y...

General Lab contact customorders@jhmi.edu 410-955-2836
High Throughput Screening (ChemCORE)

Provides HTS services with FDA approved drugs and small molecular libraries on 96/384/1536 well plates, HTS consultation and grant support letter, instrument and automation equipment training and flexible self-service access, and cherry-picking Human ORF and Human/Mouse shRNA clones.

Alan Long, MS slong15@jhmi.edu 410-502-3069
IGM Computing Core

<p>We offer primary data storage in quarter-terabyte increments. Our hardware implementation is modular and grows with demand, with approximately 70 terabytes of usable storage currently deployed.</p>

Elvin Hsu elvinhsu@jhu.edu 667-208-7189
Infectious Diseases STD Service Center

<p>Our STD Service Center staff is committed to helping researchers, healthcare professionals, and commercial technology developers address this epidemic. We offer testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomonas, mycoplasma, syphilis, and HIV.</p>

Yukari Manabe, MD ymanabe@jhmi.edu 410-955-8571
JHBUI Biorepository and Translational Research Service Center

Provides specimen intake & management, HIV viral isolation & quantitation, serologic testing for viral infections, DNA extraction. Epi-genetic laboratory is housed at Shannon Drive equipped with robotic technology for DNA extraction & liquid handler instrument for DNA plating for genetic analyses.

Brandy Yeater dyeater1@jhmi.edu 410-502-4962
JHU Slide Production Core for Microscopy

Produces Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) passivated glass and quarts slides and coverslips, for single molecule imaging or other purposes. We also offer the option of spiking in functionalized PEG (such as biotin-PEG), in order to facilitate specific binding of ligands.

Aditi Biswas abiswas5@jhmi.edu 217-552-0804
Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery Group

<p>Provides a wide range of consultation and laboratory services in the area of translational research including medicinal chemistry, assay development, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, and animal pharmacology.</p>

Takashi Tsukamoto, PhD ttsukamoto@jhmi.edu 410-614-0982
MRB Molecular Imaging Service Center and Cancer Functional Imaging Core

The MRB Molecular Imaging Service Center and Cancer Functional Imaging Core, and its satellite facility in CRB2-LB03, provides comprehensive molecular and functional imaging (MR, PET, SPECT, CT, optical, microscopy, ultrasound) to support the in vivo imaging research needs of investigators.

Zaver M. Bhujwalla, PhD zbhujwa1@jhmi.edu 410-502-0174
Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Core

Will identify and quantify proteins and modifications in extracts or gels by nanoLC tandem high resolution MS (MuDPIT), isobaric mass tags (TMT) or PTM enrichment. Provides targeted quantification by Selected Reaction Monitoring single sample (MRM) or multiplexed methods. Offers MALDI self-service.

Robert N. Cole, PhD rcole@jhmi.edu 410-614-6968
Microscope Facility (MicFac)

We provide access to state-of-the-art fluorescence microscopes (7 confocals, 4 super-resolution), transmission and scanning electron microscopes (2 TEM, 1 SEM), and analysis software. We offer operational training, assistance, and custom specimen preparation. Scientific consultations also available.

MicFac Staff microscopy@jhmi.edu 410-614-6890
Molecular Determinants Core (MDC) at Johns Hopkins All Children's Center

The Molecular Determinants Core's primary location is at our Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg Florida, and our secondary location is at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.</p>

David Graham, PhD dgraham@jhmi.edu 410-955-9770
NCRL (Echo Lab)

<p>The Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Research Lab (NCRL) provides support for clinical trials in echocardiography.&nbsp; Expertly and fully staffed, the echo core lab provides strict quality assurance, fast turnaround times, and high-quality image storage.</p>

David Havrilla, RDCS dhavril1@jhmi.edu 410-614-3650
Non-iLab, JHU SOM Core Facilities

This is a listing of SOM Cores which have not yet implemented iLab. As these cores implement the iLab management program they will move from this listing to the cores active in iLabs.

Shawn Franckowiak, MBA sfrancko@jhmi.edu 2-0484
Oncology Tissue Services (SKCCC)

<p>Oncology Tissue Services Core (JHU OTS Core) provides customized histology and immunohistochemistry services and FFPE tissue sampling for RNA/DNA extractions. We also provide Tissue Microarray design, construction and scanning, as well as whole slides scanning and free image analysis tools.</p>

Helen Fedor, BS hfedor@jhmi.edu 410-614-1660
Phenocore, Phenotyping and Pathology Core

The Phenotyping Core provides translational animal research expertise, pathology testing, collaborations, and training; specializing in Clinical Pathology (Hematology, Clinical Chemistry), Histopathology (pre GLP, GLP); and other preclinical testing.

Cory Brayton, DVM cbrayton@jhmi.edu 410-502-3050
Precision Medicine Analytics Platform

<p>The Precision Medicine Analytics Platform (PMAP) gives researchers the ability to request, aggregate, and analyze patient data from multiple Johns Hopkins Medicine systems, for research purposes. It includes secure infrastructure and data analysis tools.</p>

Aalok Shah Aalok.Shah@jhmi.edu 667-208-7457
Reference Histology

<p>Fee for service histology is also provided for JHU researchers, investigators and physicians, smaller laboratories or for individuals seeking histological services and/or technical expertise. Services are provided for both human and animal tissue samples. Reference Histology is within Patholog...

Carla Rivera Colón criver23@jhmi.edu 410-955-3620
Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors (RECIST) and Special Imaging Reads/Non-RECIST Response Evaluations

Since 2006, Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology has offered special research radiologic reads, including reads according to various RECIST guidelines, as outlined in research cancer trial protocols.

Gale Christensen gchrist8@jhmi.edu 443-287-2676
Ross Flow Cytometry

Ross flow cytometry core: Ross flow cytometry core has state-of-the-art flow cytometers for high-speed cell sorting and multiple-color flow analysis. We offer expertise to research community at JHU for experimental design, sample preparation, and flow cytometry data analysis.

Zack Wang, PhD zwang51@jhmi.edu 410-614-0041
Ross Imaging Center

<p>Available to all JHU researchers, and outside users, with our main focus being the members of our NIH NIDDK funded P30 Center and collaborators in the Division of Gastroenterology. We have additional interactions with members of the Division of Cardiology, throughout DOM, and SOM.&nbsp;</p>

George McNamara, PhD gmcnamara@jhmi.edu 305-764-2081
The Beckman Center for Cryo-EM

Duncan Sousa dsousa1@jhmi.edu http://cryoem.jhmi.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Phn.png
The Cardiovascular Physiology and Surgery Core

<p>The Cardiovascular Physiology and Surgery Core is available to provide the Johns Hopkins community and beyond three types of cardiovascular procedures on small animals, including, but not limited to, mouse and rat: echocardiography, survival surgery, and hemodynamics.&nbsp;</p>

Michelle "Missy" Leppo mleppo@jhmi.edu 410-955-3814
The Rheumatic Disease Research Core Center (RDRCC)

<p>The core collects and stores serum, DNA and RNA from patient cohorts. The core also offers a range of assays to detect autoantibodies and other analytes in sera, and the immunostaining of tissue sections. Our mission is to facilitate innovate studies on rheumatic diseases.</p>

Laura Gutierrez, MD lgutier3@jhmi.edu 410-550-1468
Transcriptomics and Deep Sequencing Core

<p>The Transcriptomics and Deep Sequencing Core provides a variety of genomic/transcriptomic and data analysis services for bulk/single cell RNAseq, single cell ATACseq, ChIPseq, microarray and nanostring assays, PacBio and Oxford Nanopore long read sequencing, and more.</p>

Haiping Hao, PhD hhao@jhmi.edu 443-287-9056
Transgenic Mouse Core

The Transgenic Core offers a range of services to the Hopkins community to assist researchers with developing new mouse models, importing models and cryopreserving existing mouse lines.

Chip Hawkins chawkins@jhmi.edu 410-614-3858
Wilmer Biostatistics Center

Full PC & Mac H/W & S/W support for 8 SOM departments and 2 institutes including server accounts and backups, printer maintenance & network jack and IP requests.  Build high end computing PCs, are an Apple Authorized Provider and support a home PC for faculty. Implement email and OS transitions.

Xiangrong Kong, Ph.D xkong4@jhu.edu

Cores at The Johns Hopkins University Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Core Name Primary Contact Email Phone Number/Ext
Non-iLab, JHU SKCCC Core Facilities

<p>This is a listing of SKCCC Cores which have not yet implemented iLab.&nbsp; &nbsp;As these cores implement the iLab management program they will move from this listing to the cores active in iLabs.</p>

Jeff Smith smithje@jhmi.edu 410-614-2299
SKCCC Animal Resources

Provides husbandry, veterinary care, research support and research consultation for the University.  See web site at https://researchanimalresources.jhu.edu/

Sherrie Hawkes shawkes1@jhmi.edu 410-955-2075
SKCCC Central Processing Core

The SKCCC Bio-Specimen Repository (also known as the Specimen Accessioning Core [SAC]) provides a centralized resource to clinical trial study teams for logistics support, and collection, processing, storage and shipment of biological specimens (blood, marrow, tissue) from clinical trial patients.

Robin Stewart rstewa43@jhmi.edu 410-955-8975
SKCCC IRAT Core (Image Response Assessment Team)

<p>Consultation and guidance on the proper choice, design and use of radiological imaging studies in clinical trials. Expert reviews of clinical protocols to assure that the radiological imaging protocol and analysis plans are appropriate for the chosen task.</p>

Michael Jacobs mjacobs8@jhmi.edu 410-955-7483
SKCCC Immune Monitoring Core (formerly Human Immunology)

The Immune Monitoring Core provides services (Luminex/ELISpot/Fluorospot) to evaluate immune responses (function and frequency) for clinical and preclinical studies.  Competency/proficiency assessment, technical and QA review provides high quality reproducible reports/data to investigators.

Christopher Thoburn cthoburn@jhmi.edu 410-955-8568
SKCCC Analytical Pharmacology Core

Operates under Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and provides expertise in pharmacological trial design, bioanalytical method development and implementation, isolation and identification of drug metabolites, protein binding studies, pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modeling, and data interpretation.

Michelle Rudek-Renaut, PhD, PharmD Mrudek2@jhmi.edu 410-614-6321
SKCCC Cell Imaging Facility

The Cell Imaging Core Facilities provides cell imaging technologies, including light and fluorescence microscopy, stereo and confocal microscopy, infrared imaging, time lapse, and laser microdissection. Images can be acquired using a variety of cameras and analyzed with analysis software programs.

Lillian Dasko-Vincent ldaskov1@jhmi.edu 410-614-4414
SKCCC Common Equipment Core

Provides access to various pieces of shared equipment within CRBI, CRBII and Bond Street complex.  Equipment includes; autoclaves, film processors, real-time PCR, Cyro Storage and Liquid N2 Facility for individual cryo units.

Erika Weaver eweave10@jhmi.edu 410-502-9544
SKCCC Cytogenetics Core Facility

The Cytogenetics Core Facility offers classical cytogenetic services including metaphase chromosome preparation and karyotyping of G-banded chromosomes, as well as molecular techniques, such as fluorescence in situ hybridization, on fresh and formalin fixed paraffin embedded specimens.

Laura Morsberger lmorsber@jhmi.edu 410-955-1258
SKCCC Experimental Irradiator Core

Provides radiation services for in vitro and vivo experiments. Services include training in the operation radiation machines, advice to users on the design, dosimetry and best machine for their application, operating the machines when necessary, and maintenance and repair of the resources.

Esteban Velarde evelard2@jhmi.edu 410-502-1459
SKCCC Experimental and Computational Genomics Core

We support investigators as they integrate sophisticated genomic experiments and bioinformatics analyses into their work. Services include microarray, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics analysis, and genomics/bioinformatics educational courses and workshops. 

Lauren Ciotti ECGC@jhmi.edu 443-287-7341
SKCCC Flow Cytometry Core

Flow cytometry and high-speed cell sorting (up to 15-color), multiplex biomarker measurement, and quantitative digital droplet PCR services and instrumentation.  Expert consultation in experimental design, troubleshooting, and training; contract research. Highly experienced staff. CLIA-certified. 

Flow Core
SKCCC Glassware Washing Core

This Core is for employees of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology (MMI) only. The Core provides training, support and maintenance of MMI Departmental lab equipment that is shared by MMI investigators and their labs. The Core als...

Erika Weaver eweave10@jhmi.edu 410.502.9544
SKCCC Microarray Core

Our core provides genomic alteration analysis using DNA micoarray techniques. Genomic alterations include differential gene expression, copy number variation and DNA methylation changes.

Kornel Scheubel, PhD kschueb1@jhmi.edu 410-614-0445

Cores at The Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering

Core Name Primary Contact Email Phone Number/Ext
WSE Center for Brain Imaging Science

CBIS covers the costs of computer room infrastructure including uninterrupted power supply,support and equipment, maintenance data storage, as well as, offers fee-based image analysis services, built upon cloud-based system (MriCloud), which utilizes national super-computing systems.</p>

Erika Lance erika.lance@jhu.edu 410-516-6735
WSE Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI)

The Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI) provides global intellectual leadership to advance the fundamental science associated with materials and structures under extreme conditions and demonstrating extreme performance.

Scott McGhee mcghee@jhu.edu 410-516-7128
WSE Manufacturing (Machine Shop)

Rich Middlestadt rmiddle4@jhu.edu 410-516-7710
WSE The Materials Characterization and Processing Core (MCP)

<p>The MCP contains cutting edge electron microscopy, ion beam, micro computed tomography, and X-ray diffraction instrumentation for characterization of both hard and soft materials. In addition, processing of both soft and hard materials is being developed to serve the Hopkins research community...

Ken Livi klivi@jhu.edu 410-516-8342
WSE Whitaker Microfabrication Lab

<p>The microfabrication facility in Clark Hall is established as a multidisciplinary focus point at the Homewood campus to facilitate research and education for undergraduate and graduate students in the area of microfabrication and system integration.</p>

Huy Vo huyvo@jhu.edu 410-516-4048

Other cores at Johns Hopkins University

Core Name Primary Contact Email Phone Number/Ext

non-iLab Cores at Johns Hopkins University

Core Name Primary Contact Email Phone Number/Ext
Basic Science Network Office

Full PC & Mac H/W & S/W support for 8 SOM departments and 2 institutes including server accounts and backups, printer maintenance & network jack and IP requests.  Build high end computing PCs, are an Apple Authorized Provider and support a home PC for faculty. Implement email and OS transitions.

Jim Hull, MS jhull@jhmi.edu 410-614-4901
Biophysical NMR

The Biophysical NMR Center provides resources for research, education and training for structural, mechanistic and functional studies of biological systems such as proteins, nucleic acids and carbohydrates, using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopic techniques.

Ananya Majumdar, PhD ananya@jhu.edu 410-516-8670
Biostat Consulting

Johns Hopkins Biostatistics Center (JHBC) provides comprehensive expertise in research study design and protocol development for clinical trials and observational studies, data management, statistical analysis, grant writing and manuscript preparation through consulting and education.

Gayane Yenokyan, PhD gyenoky1@jhu.edu 410-502-3828
Center for Image-Guided Animal Therapy

CIGAT performs diagnostic imaging (MRI, CT, SPECT/CT, PET/CT) in veterinary patients. In addition, CIGAT performs veterinary clinical trials in client-owned pets with spontaneous disease of devices, drugs, and other therapies as a bridge to translation from mice to man of new treatments.

Rebecca Krimins , MD CIGAT@jhmi.edu 410-502-7325
Center for Inherited Disease

The Center for Inherited Disease Research's mission is to support the genetics community by providing high quality, cutting-edge genomic services and technologies in order to expand our understanding of disease and catalyze discoveries that translate to patient care.

Jane Romm, MS info@cidr.jhmi.edu 410-550-7042
Coordinated Services for Metabolism Research

The microfabrication facility in Clark Hall is established as a multidisciplinary focus point at the Homewood campus to facilitate research and education for undergraduate and graduate students in the area of microfabrication and system integration.

Susan Aja, PhD saja1@jhmi.edu 443-287-7671
Chemistry Mass Spec

Provides mass spectrometry molecular chemical characterization services for wide range of chemical and life sciences species.

Phil Mortimer, PhD mass.spec@jhu.edu 410-516-5552
Chemistry NMR

Chemistry NMR core facility has 300 and 400 MHz NMR spectrometers with many 1D and 2D experiments for a variety of different nuclei.  We also have an EPR spectrometer, FTIR, and Polarimeter.  These are all walkup instruments requiring proper training. Services are available, see website for details.

Joel Tang, PhD joel.tang@jhu.edu 410-516-7456
Chemistry X-Ray Facility

We provide expertise, quality results and prompt feedback on samples. Our service can be tailored according to your needs. We offer a broad variety of services, and we do accept samples from both academic and non-academic institutions (a non-disclosure/confidentiality agreement upon request).

Maxine Siegler, PhD xray@jhu.edu 410-516-8092
Chien Service Center

Chien Service Center provides, to qualified users, the collection of sophisticated experimental instrument that are essential for fabrication and characterization of nanostructured materials.  This synergistic sharing of equipment also provides an avenue for interdisciplinary collaborations.

Yufan Li, PhD yli171@jhu.edu 410-516-8092
Cleanroom

The Instrument Development Group (IDG) is a service center specializing in the development of instrumentation for research in astronomy, condensed matter physics and the natural sciences. The group is located within the Henry A. Rowland Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Dan Reich, PhD reich@jhu.edu 410-516-7899
Computational Medicine Core

Conduit has been designed to assist researchers in navigating the multiple resources available at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Pawel Kudela, PhD cmc@jhmi.edu 443-287-8637
Graphic Arts in the School of Medicine

Graphic design services for scientific research, medicine and education. Design services include: brochures, digital publishing, exhibits & banners, flyers, infographics, invitations, logos, posters, presentations, scientific figures, signage. Production services include: business cards, stationery.

Karen Klinedist egerste1@jhmi.edu 410-955-0552
Helium Reliquifier Service Center

Condensed matter physicists and astronomers in the department use liquefied helium to create extremely cold research conditions (often just a few degrees above absolute zero). The helium liquefier within Bloomberg Center creates a stable and affordable supply of liquid helium for the department.

N.Peter Armitage, PhD jnpa@pha.jhu.edu 410-516-0214
Homewood Photography

As of August 15, 2019, Homewood Photography is no longer available for hire. Departments that need information, includiing a list of freelance options can contact Kate Pipkin.

Stephen Smee, PhD smee@jhu.edu 410-516-7097
ICE Confocal Service Center

Provides JHU research Community with imaging needs on confocal microscopy, digital image processing and analysis. Our Center comprises Zeiss LSM710, LSM880 + airyscan module, and one Zeiss LCM. These microscopes enables a wide variety of applications in cell and developmental biology.

Stewart Neifert sneifer1@jhmi.edu 410-614-3825
Instrument Development Group (IDG)

The Instrument Development Group develops custom instrumentation for scientific research.  The group provides mechanical, optical, electronics and software engineering support to small and large projects; mostly for physics and astronomy but for other disciplines as well.

Stephen Smee, PhD smee@jhu.edu 410- 516-7097
JHU SOM Microscope Facility

We provide access to state-of-the-art fluorescence microscopes (7 confocals, 4 super-resolution), transmission and scanning electron microscopes (2 TEM, 1 SEM), and analysis software. We offer operational training, assistance, and custom specimen preparation. Scientific consultations also available.

Scot Kuo, PhD microscopy@jhmi.edu 410-955-4536
Johns Hopkins Biological Repository (JHBR)

Provides specimen intake & management, HIV viral isolation & quantitation, serologic testing for viral infections, DNA extraction. Epi-genetic laboratory is housed at Shannon Drive equipped with robotic technology for DNA extraction & liquid handler instrument for DNA plating for genetic analyses.

Homayoon Farzadegan, MD, PhD hfarzad1@jhu.edu 410-955-3786
MRI Research Service Center

We provide research MRI scanning for human, animal, or phantom studies and offer University, Hospital, or outside PIs maximum flexibility to scan as they would prefer.  Our professional staff can also provide study design assistance.

Hugh Wall, RT, PH hbwall@jhmi.edu 443-504-9631
Multiphoton Imaging Core

The MPI Core provides advanced microscopy for multiple imaging approaches. Applications and eligibility questions? Contact the Core manager (Michele Pucak, mpucak1@jhmi.edu) or Center Director (Alex Kolodkin, kolodkin@jhmi.edu).

Dwight Bergles, PhD bergles@jhmi.edu 410-502-7858
Murine Mutagenesis Core

The MMC produces engineered mouse models using ES cell and CRISPR techniques.  Applications and eligibility questions? Contact the MMC Director (Xinzhong Dong, xdong2@jhmi.edu) or the Center Director (Alex Kolodkin, kolodkin@jhmi.edu).

 Xinzhong Dong xdong2@jhmi.edu 410-614-3858
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Research

Provides high-resolution imaging services for small animals, postmortem samples, cell perfusion systems, and spectroscopy. The center is equipped with three scanners including 4.7T horizontal scanner for small animals and 9.4T / 11.7T vertical scanners for microimaging and spectroscopy.

Susumu Mori, PhD susumu@mri.jhu.edu 410-614-2702
Malaria Mosquito & Parasite Core

The Malaria Mosquito & Parasite Core supports a variety of projects that focus on the malaria parasite’s interactions with the mosquito vector and human host, and other biological processes that are associated with its capacity to transmit and infect.

George Dimopoulos, PhD gdimopo1@jhu.edu 443-287-0128
PATHPHOTO

Offers services & consulting for investigators interested in mathematical modeling of complex biological systems in health & disease. Models may be used to achieve quantitative understanding of and to generate hypotheses about disease mechanisms and treatments that can then be tested in lab/clinic.

Norman Barker, MS, MA, RBP nbarkerj@jhmi.edu 410-955-3843
Physical Sciences Machine Shop (PSMS)

The Physical Sciences Machine Shop provides custom machining services to the Kreiger School of Arts and Sciences, and the Hopkins community at large.  The shop consists of a suite of state of the art computerized machines and specializes in the manufacturing of complex parts for research instrume...

Dean Carpenter deanc@jhu.edu 410-516-7387
Raman Spectroscopy Service Center

Raman Spectroscopy Users Center provides services on characterization of materials using Raman Spectroscopy.

Natalia Drichko, PhD drichko@jhu.edu 410-516-5390
Research Animal Resources

Provides husbandry, veterinary care, research support and research consultation for the University.  See web site at https://researchanimalresources.jhu.edu/

Robert J. Adams, DVM rjadams@jhmi.edu 410-955-3273
SKCCC Bioinformatics Shared Resource (BISR)

The SKCCC Bioinformatics Core (BISR) has been integrated into the Experimental Computational Genomics Core (ECGC) you may access it here:  https://johnshopkins.corefacilities.org/service_center/show_external/3002?name=skccc-experimental-and-computational-genomics-core.

Helen Cromwell cromwhe@jhmi.edu 410-955-4884
SKCCC Biostatistics Shared Resources (BiostaSR)

Current research activities include the design of clinical and preclinical studies, developing inferential models for studies of behavioral interventions, analysis of multiple outcomes, risk prediction algorithms for familial susceptibility, and applications of Bayesian nonparametric methods.

Helen Cromwell cromwhe@jhmi.edu 410-955-4884
Small Animal Imaging

The small animal imaging core is part of the Miller Research Building small animal imaging service center: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/radiology/research/service-cores/mrb-service-center-lab/index.html

Martin Pomper, MD, PhD mpomper@jhmi.edu 410-955-2789
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Research

Provides high-resolution imaging services for small animals, postmortem samples, cell perfusion systems, and spectroscopy. The center is equipped with three scanners including 4.7T horizontal scanner for small animals and 9.4T / 11.7T vertical scanners for microimaging and spectroscopy.

Susumu Mori, PhD susumu@mri.jhu.edu 410-614-2702
Synthesis and Sequencing Facility

For more than 30 years the dedicated staff of the SSF has been assisting the Johns Hopkins research community with their Sanger sequencing, peptide synthesis, oligonucleotide synthesis, N-terminal sequencing and more recently MiSeq sequencing.

Jodie Franklin, BS syn_seq@jhmi.edu 410-955-2739
Wilmer Imaging and Microscope Core Facility

Provides shared microscopy equipment, including Zeiss confocal and multiphoton microscopes, Hitachi TEM, Leica ultramicrotomes, cryostats, and Imaris image processing software, to faculty and staff of the Wilmer Eye Institute.

Mary Ellen Pease, MS mpease@jhmi.edu 410-502-1263
Zebra Fish Core Center (FINZCenter)

FINZ is your entry point for all things zebrafish. Services include, but are not limited to: housing, transgenesis, genome modification, and large-scale chemical and genetic screening. Please contact us with any questions about how zebrafish can advance your research program.

Steven Leach, MD stleach@jhmi.edu 410-502-0157
Welch Library

Welch Library provides professional information services, including expert literature searching, systematic review participation, curriculum and online instruction, collaboration on grants and research projects, data management, research impact metrics, and guidance to disseminate scholarly work.

Blair Anton, MLIS, MS, AHIP banton2@jhmi.edu 410-502-7571
PET Service Center

Rehab A. Abdallah, MB, BCh rabdall1@jhmi.edu 410-955-4042