Cores and Resources



Supports research study design, statistical analysis and reporting results. 

Mass Spectrometry

Mass Spectrometry

Provides proteomic analyses focused on quantification of proteins and posttranslational modifications, small molecule quantification, metabolite pattern identification, and measurement of rates and kinetics. 


MRI Center for Biomedical Imaging

Specializes in functional MRI (fMRI) and neuro imaging and imaging of almost any anatomical structure via state-of-the-art 3T MRI scanner.

Center for Biomedical Shared Resources (CBSR)


Vermont Integrative Genomics Resource

Offers DNA/RNA analysis services, microarray global gene expression profiling, genome-scale next generation DNA sequencing at the Massively Parallel Sequencing Facility, and bioinformatics genomic sequencing, epigenetic modification, or expression services.

Flow Cytometry

Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting

Multi-user resource for the high speed analysis and sorting of cells.

Microscopy Imaging Center

Microscopy Imaging Center

Multi-user resource for sample preparation and collection and analysis of images for biological and materials applications.


Proteomics Facility

 Provides a central resource of mass spectrometry-based proteomics technologies to identify, characterize and quantify target proteins in various biological and biomedical samples.

Specialized Facilities

BSL 3 Lab

BSL-3 Lab

Performs a wide range of analyses to detect biological, toxicological, chemical, and radiological threats to the health of the population. 

xray crystallography

Center for X-Ray Crystallography

Allows visualization of proteins, RNA, DNA and their complexes at atomic resolution.

Centers, Institutes & Programs


Cardiovascular Research Institute 

Fosters cardiovascular research by bringing investigators together from multiple disciplines to promote synergy. Areas of focus include vascular biology and cardiac muscle research. 

Vaccine Testing Center

Vaccine Testing Center

Performing phase I and II vaccine trials and enteric challenge models in development of vaccines of importance to global health, including typhoid fever, Campylobacter infections, dengue virus infections, cholera, rotavirus and polio infections.

Centers for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE)


The Translational Global Infectious Diseases Research Center (TIGR)

The TGIR-COBRE aspires to decrease the burden of global infectious diseases, particularly in low-income countries, and has two major objectives;  to develop institutional strengths in global infectious disease research and to develop the research careers of outstanding junior faculty in this field.

Behavior and Health

Vermont Center on Behavior
and Health

Investigating relationships between personal behaviors and risk for chronic disease and premature death, focusing on understanding mechanisms underpinning risk, and developing effective interventions and policies to promote healthy behavior.


Northern New England Clinical & Translational Research Network

Augmenting infrastructure and expertise needed for clinical and translational research, and supporting innovative studies to improve regional health outcomes. The Network is organized into six key component activities or Cores