researchers using instrument in Genome Sequencing Core laboratory

Core Labs, Centers & Institutes

Research core laboratories, centers and institutes at KU-Lawrence and around the region relevant to the scientific focus of the Adams Institute

KU-Lawrence Campus

  • KU Core Research Resource Labs

    Core research labs at the University of Kansas support investigators by providing assistance and training on specialized instrumentation, experimental design, and data analysis.

  • Higuchi Biosciences Center

    The mission of the HBC is to enhance the environment for interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary basic and applied research in all fields related to the biomedical sciences.

  • COBRE Center for Molecular Analysis of Disease Pathways

    The scientific focus of COBRE CMADP is the creation and implementation of enabling technologies for the investigation of the genetic, biochemical and physical origins of disease.

  • COBRE Center for Chemical Biology of Infectious Disease

    The COBRE CBID seeks to address critical gaps and enable researchers to better understand and potentially prevent infectious diseases through the development of new chemotherapeutic approaches for treatment.

  • Center of BioModular Multi-Scale Systems for Precision Medicine

    The vision of the CBMM is to design, manufacture, and deliver new tools to the biomedical community that utilize liquid biopsies for disease detection and management — Precision Medicine.

  • Big Data for Drug Discovery

    This Research Rising project will integrate cutting-edge biotechnologies that collect large amounts of data in order to create a more holistic understanding of human diseases and empower the discovery of new drugs to treat them. The principal investigator is Michael Wolfe, Mathias P. Mertes Professor of Medicinal Chemistry. He is joined by faculty colleagues in molecular biosciences, pharmacy, chemistry, electrical engineering & computer science and several departments at KU Medical Center.


  • Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine COBRE

    The vision of the Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine (KIPM) COBRE is to advance education and support discoveries that will transform health care in our region and beyond.

  • University of Kansas Cancer Center

    A National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center and pioneer in cancer research, recognized for its scientific leadership, resources and depth of research in basic, clinical and population sciences

  • Hoglund Biomedical Imaging Center

    The Hoglund Biomedical Imaging Center at the KU Medical Center provides imaging capabilities to complement existing resources in the regional biomedical research community.

  • Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

    The mission of the KIDDRC is to support high quality basic and applied research relevant to the causes and prevention of intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Center

    A National Institute of Aging nationally designated and funded Alzheimer's Disease Center, featuring a Research Division and separate Memory Care Clinic

  • Landon Center on Aging

    The Center works to increase knowledge of issues affecting the current older adult population and provide services to improve the quality of life for those individuals and those yet to come to that chapter of their lives.

  • Stowers Institute for Medical Research

    The Stowers Institute's mission is to make a significant contribution to humanity through foundational biomedical research by expanding our understanding of fundamental biological processes and by using this knowledge to guide the development of innovative approaches to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease.