Administrative Core

Shared Resources

Microscope Maintenance Services: The Administrative Core coordinates a yearly visit by Pacific Microsystems, LLC. for maintenance, cleaning and instruction on how to maintain your microscope. Please contact Carolyn Emerson-Farr for more information (509-335-2473 or

Imaging Resources: Imaging services are offered through the School of Molecular Biosciences. Confocal microscopy is available for use by CRB members through the lab of Dr. Eric Shelden. To schedule, please contact Dr. Shelden at 509-335-2368 or

Assay Resources: Equipment is available for conducting ELISAs and RIAs through the Animal Sciences department and CRB. Assays are performed by the investigator free of charge (supplies will be charged to the PI). Please contact Jim Pru for scheduling information at 509-335-8913 or

Histology Resources: Equipment is available to CRB members for generating cross-sections from fixed tissues including paraffin embedding apparatuses, microtomes, and cryostats. Please contact Jim Pru (, 509-335-8913) to schedule.


Coordinator/Admin Manager:
Carolyn Emerson-Farr

Jon Oatley