Meet the RRC

The Research Resources Center is a division of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. RRC offers research faculty and staff a diverse inventory of high-end scientific equipment as well as a wide range of services. The RRC also welcomes external users doing scientific research.

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RRC Cores

RRC currently has 17 cores that specialize in various research techniques and areas. These cores employ personnel with extensive skill sets in various scientific protocols who are able to assist or fully execute your research projects. Furthermore, these cores maintain a diverse inventory of fully calibrated instruments available for users. Each core offers training on the use of instruments and core staff are equipped with skills and knowledge to troubleshoot equipment usage problems. RRC Cores are divided into three divisions:

Bioanalytics, Biophysics & Cytomics Division
Genome Research Division
Scientific Imaging & Nanotechnology Division


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RRC Research Support Units

In addition to the cores, RRC has a suite of Research Support Units:
Research Informatics Core
Scientific Computing Core
Scientific Instrument Shop
Scientific Storeroom
UI Health Biorepository

These units function in collaboration with all other cores as well as individually to give our customers full support in their research endeavors.

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Research Resources Center Administrative Office

835 S. Wolcott Ave, MSB, Suite E102, MC 937, Chicago, Illinois 60612
Phone: (312) 996-7600
Fax: (312) 996-0539