Resources for Researchers
The Edward G. Miner Library maintains a list of useful online resources for researchers. Below are institutional support groups.
The mission of Animal Resource is to assure the humane care and well-being of animals used in research and teaching at the University, while meeting the animal-related needs of faculty and their staff. We assist the University in complying with government and accrediting agencies which oversee animal research. We strive to promote quality science through responsible animal care and use.
Bibby Library is an academic dental library, serving primarily the faculty, residents, and staff of the University of Rochester's Eastman Institute for Oral Health.
Center for Experiential Learning (CEL)
The Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) provides support services for faculty, staff, and students.
Center for Integrated Research Computing (CIRC)
The Center for Integrated Research Computing provides researchers with hardware, software, training, and support necessary to use computational science and supercomputing technology in research activities in all areas of academic scholarship.
Clinical Research Center
This Clinical Research Center is funded by the National Institutes of Health within the National Center for Research Resources through the University's Clinical and Translational Science Award (Grant No. UL1 RR024160) to support clinical studies.
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
As one of the first institutions nationwide with funding from the National Institutes of Health, the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute is to lead the emerging field of clinical and translational research.
Information Systems Division (ISD)
Computing Support & Network Services - Faculty & Staff Intranet Access Only
Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is a University-wide committee which is charged by the institution to provide approvals on its behalf for recombinant DNA and biohazard research. The IBC partners with Environmental Health and Safety in assuring that research involving biological agents is conducted in a safe and responsible manner, and that these activities are in compliance with external regulations and applicable University policies.
The Division of Medical Informatics is a group of medical faculty and computer experts whose functions are to initiate research activities in medical informatics which offer substantial overlap with the clinical and research life of the rest of the school lead educational programs and discussions of informatics-related topics related to the conduct of long-term research projects or the improvement of the quality of patient care lead the development of novel prototype applications that may result in useful, institution-wide implementations.
This academic health sciences library serves the University of Rochester Medical Center, including the School of Medicine and Dentistry, the Strong Memorial Hospital, the School of Nursing and the Eastman Dental Center.
Office for Human Subject Protection (OHSP)
The goal of the Office of Human Subject Protection is to establish the University of Rochester Medical Center as a leader in protecting the rights, welfare, and safety of human subjects participating in research.
Office of Research Alliances (ORA)
The Office of Research Alliances (ORA) is industry's link to biomedical research at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), an international pacesetter in basic, translational, and clinical investigation. Working with URMC faculty members and potential corporate partners, OCA facilitates the dynamic transfer of URMC science and technology from the laboratory to the realm of medical advancement.
Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA)
Research administration at the University of Rochester is a multi-faceted experience with contributions made by many different people and offices.
Research Subjects Review Board (RSRB)
The mission of the RSRB is to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects at the University of Rochester. To accomplish this, we review, approve the initiation of, and conduct periodic review of research involving human subjects.
Rochester Center for Brain Imaging (RCBI)
The Rochester Center for Brain Imaging (RCBI) provides researchers at the University of Rochester, as well as neighboring institutions, with access to a state-of-the-art 3T magnet for research using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).Although the primary use of the Center is to gather functional MRI data from the normal adult brain as participants perform a variety of tasks, it is capable of providing structural images of many anatomical structures.
Recognizing a need for technology transfer services specific to its medical faculty and to healthcare innovation, the University of Rochester established the URMC Office of Technology Transfer in 2001. The office is rapidly evolving and its responsibilities have recently expanded to include increased involvement in emerging biotechnology company development.