COVID-19 and Core Facilities

Due to COVID-19, our Core Facilities will be operating under special circumstances.  This page is intended to keep research groups informed about the status of all our CORES.

Please find information below regarding the usage of each of the facilities. Core Facilities can update their status by completing the survey at CORES Status.

Central Instrument Facility, CIF

Status: Only supporting critical research (upon RAD/Dean approval); Only limited/remote staff support available

Link to iLabs

Visit the CIF Website

Email Chris Rithner
Email Karolien Denef

Note: Contact Core Director for up to date information

CSU Drone Center

Status: Core is closed; staff and equipment available if approved activity needed to support emergency

Visit the CSU Drone Center Website

Email Christopher Robertson
Email Travis Michels

Note: Contact Core Director for approved support functions or emergencies

Experimental Pathology Facility

Status: Only limited/remote staff support available; Accepting new samples, no user access

Visit the EPF Website

Email Brendan Podell
Email Kelly Santangelo

Note: Delays in turnaround may be anticipated for new project submissions. Access to the building is currently limited to staff only

Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Facility

Status: Only supporting critical research (upon RAD/Dean approval)

Link to iLabs

Visit the FCF Website

Email Chris Allen
Email Marcela Henao-Tamayo

Note: Contact core manager for critical research support

Geospatial Centroid

Status: Only limited/remote staff support available; completing current projects and not taking on new ones

Visit the Geospatial Centroid Website

Email Melinda Laituri

Note: We have communicated with all partners and users via our listserv; info is also posted on the Library site

Graybill Statistics & Data Science Laboratory

Status: All services available

Visit the Graybill Statistics & Data Science Lab Website

Email Julia Sharp

Note: Responsiveness may be minimally impacted by working virtually.

Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (IRISS)

Status: All services available, working remotely

Visit the IRISS Website

Email IRISS

Note: The Institute for Research in the Social Sciences has moved online. All staff will be working remotely and available via email during regular hours. To request a project, please visit our Services page on our website. 

Micrsocope Imaging Network

Status: Only supporting critical research (upon RAD/Dean approval)

Visit the MIN Website

Link to iLabs

Email Jeff Field

Note: Contact Core Director for (approved) critical research support

Molecular Quantification Core

Status: Only supporting critical research (upon RAD/Dean approval)

Visit the MQC Website

Email Carol Wilusz
Email John Anderson

Note: Contact Core Director for (approved) critical research support – will need key card access to Microbiology building

NGS

Status: Only supporting critical research (upon RAD/Dean approval)

Visit the NGS Website

Email Mark Stenglein
Email MaryLee Layton

Note: Contact Core Director at ngscore@colostate.edu for (approved) critical research support

Plant Growth Facilities

Status: Only supporting critical research (upon RAD/Dean approval)

Visit the Plant Growth Facilities Website

Email Tammy Brenner
Email Plant Growth Facilities

Note: Approved critical research support & essential personnel only.

Proteomics and Metabolomics Facility

Status: Only supporting critical research (upon RAD/Dean approval); Only limited/remote staff support available

Visit the PMF Website

Link to iLabs

Email Corey Broeckling
Email Linxing Yao

Note: Contact Core Director for (approved) critical research support

SAMD AMTF

Status: Core is closed

Email Travis Bailey
Email David Prawel

Note: Core Closed