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The following shared resources are available to include in your project plan.  If you have a specific need that you do not see listed, please email the Research Help Desk for assistance.

  • Behavioral Sciences Facility Core - Service to scientists performing animal and human behavioral testing
  • CTSI Biomedical Informatics - The CTSI Biomedical Informatics Team can help you use data of all kinds to further your research
  • Available research spaces and related resources, including the CTSI Clinical Research Center
  • Coordinators - UR Connected is a web-based application that connects research coordinators with projects
  • Data Management - The following list represents some of the available data-management resources and services:
    • Academic IT provides information technology support for the research and education missions of the institution including application development and information security.  Please email the Research Help Desk for assistance.
    • REDCap - A secure, web-based application for building and managing online surveys and databases
    • Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics (CHET) - Database design and management
    • Center for Integrated Research Computing (CIRC) - Provides researchers across the University with hardware, software, training, and support
    • UR Research - A digital repository for the management, dissemination and stewardship of digital materials, including Research Data
  • Data Management Plan Tool
  • Data are available from University information systems for use in research.
  • Conducting research in the Emergency Department including the use of the Emergency Department Research Associate Program for screening, consenting and enrolling participants.
  • eRecord for Researchers - Educational materials for the eRecord for Researchers initiative are available, along with the guiding principles for use and configuration of eRecord for research purposes.
  • Rochester Informatics -UR has a spectrum of informatics resources for researchers.
  • Physical Exercise Activity Kinesiology Laboratory  (PEAK Lab) - Support for research related to all forms of human movement
  • Reference Resources - Miner Library provides a broad range of resources including research-specific resources
  • Research-specific Software
  • Study Material Management including storage, repackaging and distribution:
  • Shared Resource Laboratories & Facilities
  • Templates and forms:
    • Office of Human Subject Protection (OHSP) provides Protocol, Document (logs, source documents, notes to file and regulatory files) and Consent Form templates.

    • Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) provides University Forms.

    • Office of Regulatory Support (ORS) provides templates for Investigational New Drug (IND) and Investigational Device Exemptions (IDE) Applications

  • URMC Central Lab Services - Laboratory assays and support for researchers
  • UR Ventures assists with protection of intellectual property, technology commercialization and identifying existing materials available for use.


NIH Funding Acknowledgement ** Important ** All publications resulting from the utilization of CTSI resources are required to credit the CTSI grant by including the NIH FUNDING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.