Science Market Update

Advanced Research Facilities Support Scientists at U. Arizona

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Lab suppliers working to find markets where life science professionals keep their well funded research labs and advanced research facilities stocked with life science products may want to take a closer look at the University of Arizona, Tucson. This nationally renowned research university is home to over 57 shared research facilities and a wealth of research funding. The University of Arizona, Tucson website states, “This extensive offering provides faculty, scientists and students with access to not only to the latest instrumentation, but also to experienced staff with expertise in designing and conducting experiments and analyzing data.”

For the convenience of our readers, Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. has put together a list of just some of the core research facilities at the University of Arizona, Tucson and a brief summary of what each facility does. For links to each of these well-funded research labs, please visit the University of Arizona, Tucson website.


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University of Arizona, Tucson campus

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Advanced Research Facilities at University of Arizona, Tucson

  • Behavioral Measurement Shared Service – Provides researchers help with investigating diet, physical activity, anthropometrics measurement and health risks
  • Biological Magnetic Resonance Facility – Provides Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Magnetic Resonance Imaging services for biomedical research
  • Biometry Share Service – Provides protocol, computer programming, data base, educational, training and statistical services
  • Cytometry Core Facility – Offers instrumentation for research involving the characteristics of cells and particles as they stream past a laser beam
  • Flow Cytometry Shared Service – Supports research for Cancer Center members with data, analysis, interpreting results and cell sorting
  • Histology Service Laboratory – A full-service paraffin and frozen section research histology lab
  • Tissue Acquisition and Cellular/Molecular Analysis Shared Service – Helps researchers design and interpret pathological findings in conjunction with histological and immunopathological techniques
  • Centralized Cancer Clinical Trials Unit – Supports management, coordination and conduct of clinical research for cancer patients
  • Clinical and Translational Science Center – Provides services for clinical studies such as exam and infusion rooms, PK monitoring, study coordination and study design
  • Infectious Disease Research Core – Provides microbiology/infectious disease diagnostic services
  • Arizona Proteomics Consortium – Offers analytical services, technology and training for University of  Arizona researchers
  • Functional Genomics Core Facility – Gives researchers the resources to run RNAi and deletion library based screens for network analysis and drug/target discovery
  • Genetics Core Facility – Provides researchers with molecular biology services, research support and technology services
  • Genomics Shared Service – Allows researchers to use microarray platforms and next-generation sequencing for analysis as well as consultation for sample preparation, sample quality control and RT-PCR and PCR services
  • Proteomics Shared Service – Gives researchers consultation in analyzing proteins for identity, quantity and function

In addition to having well funded research labs on campus, the University of Arizona, Tucson also receives a great deal of research funding to help science researchers keep their advanced research facilities well-stocked. The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine received earlier this month a $30,000 grant from the Academic Insurance Funding, Limited (AIFL) Risk Management Process Improvement Fund. The grant will be used to help optimize care for patients in the Emergency Department.

In 2014, the National Institutes of Health also awarded the University of Arizona, Tucson $58.6 million in research funding. The National Science Foundation awarded the university $67.9 million in 2013. Of this NSF research funding, $22.8 million went towards life science research alone.

If you would like to help researchers keep their well-funded research labs stocked with quality lab supplies at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. invites you to exhibit at the BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at the University of Arizona on December 4th, 2014. Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. has been organizing top-quality life science marketing events across the country for over 20 years. To meet researchers with advanced research facilities in other regions of the United States, please see the 2014 calendar of events. Click on the button below for more University of Arizona funding statistics and vendor show information. 


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