Core Facilities

Core facilities are reopened now. Below you will find Technical Director contact information for each core facility. Communication directly with the core is the best strategy for your specific research needs.

Invoice payments will still be processed by the finance team through DDs or Credit Card. Contact information can be found at the bottom of your invoice. 

OSRF Invoice Payment Template

Comments & Suggestions Box

If you would like to offer comments or suggestions on how OSRF could better support your research at this time, please follow this link.


Office of Shared Research Facilities

The Office of Shared Research Facilities (OSRF) manages BSD Core Facilities by providing financial, administrative, IT, and communication support. OSRF works closely with The University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Research Resources Oversight Committee.

Twitter: @UChicagoOSRF

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George P. Langan

Associate Dean of Basic Science, Research Resources
Professor of Surgery


Research Resources Oversight Committee

The Research Resources Oversight Committee (RROC) of the Biological Sciences Division (BSD) serves as an advisory body, which in partnership with the Office of Shared Research Facilities (OSRF) establishes a policy framework for the operation of core facilities, reviews and prioritizes acquisition of major scientific equipment for the division, and provides scientific expertise and strategic planning for institutional research resources.

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