The Office of Biotechnology

Providing state-of-the-art instrumentation and expert support to push the boundaries of knowledge and innovation.

The Office of Biotechnology’s Core Facilities serve as a resource to the Iowa State University community and to researchers across the globe, helping to advance scientific discovery. The Biotech Core Facilities offer over 300 research services utilizing cutting edge instrumentation and the expertise of specialized staff. Research Park companies can leverage these centralized resources to amplify the impact of their work, accelerating breakthroughs and driving progress toward novel discoveries. The Core Facilities cover a diverse array of research interests including DNA Sequencing, Protein Analysis, Metabolomics, Microscopy, Flow Cytometry, Materials Analysis, Bioinformatics, and Structural Biology.

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A Commitment to Research

With more than 75 major pieces of equipment and a dedicated team of 24 experts, the Office of Biotechnology is well equipped for conducting experiments and analyses at the forefront of modern research endeavors.