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Welcome to the Princeton University iLab site.  The following core facilities in Molecular Biology, the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, and Chemistry are using iLab for scheduling equipment and requesting services.

  • Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics (MOL)
  • Flow Cytometry (MOL)
  • X-Ray Crystallography (MOL)
  • Confocal Microscopy (MOL)
  • Genomics Core Facility (LSI)
  • Media (LSI)
  • Metabolomics (LSI)
  • General Instruments (CHM)
  • Biophysics Core Facility (CHM)
  • NMR Core Facility (CHM)

PI training webinar

A recorded training session for PIs is available at PI Training Webinar

User training webinar

A recorded training session for users is available at User Training Webinar

iLab Cores at Princeton University

Core Name Primary Contact Email Phone Number/Ext
Biophysics Core Facility

Venu Vandavasi 609-258-0236
Common Support

Marlen Ayodele
Confocal Imaging Facility

Provides the ability to visualize a variety of samples, from monolayers to very thick sections using a variety of optical imaging modalities, including laser point (LSCM) and field scanning confocal (CSU), Total Internal Reflectance Fluorescence (TIRF), Multi Photon (MP), and Widefield (WF).

Gary Laevsky 609 258 5432
Flow Cytometry Resource Facility

In addition to providing access to the flow cytometers and cell sorting services, we provide technical support to assist in experimental design, data analysis and interpretation as well as development of novel flow cytometric based techniques.

Christina J. DeCoste 609-258-1695
Genomics Core Facility

The facility provides researchers with access to state of the art, high throughput sequencing technologies and is fully equipped for all aspects of microarray labeling, hybridization and data acquisition.

Wei Wang 609-258-6998
LSI Media Facility

Princeton staff and students may order a variety of liquid and agar growth media in bottles or as poured plates.

Sanford Silverman 609-258-8585
Macromolecular Crystallography Core Facility

The Macromolecular Crystallography Facility carries out structure determination and analysis on a service basis, but also encourages independant use by experienced users. We offer services for setting up crystallization trials, xray data collection, structure determination and structure analysis.

Philip Jeffrey (609) 258-3978
Mass Spectrometry Facility

John Eng 609-258-3928
NMR Core Facility

Istvan Pelczer 609-258-2342
Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Core Facility

The facility has a growing number of mass spectrometers and support equipment. Our services include working with you during the planning and protocol development stages, helping you understand the results obtained and helping during manuscript preparation when publishing your results..

General Inquiries
Small Instruments Core Facility

John Eng 609-258-3928