Resources & Tools Animal Resources / Vivarium provides services and assures the humane care and well-being of animals used in research and teaching. Center for Integrated Research Computing (CIRC) assists the university’s community of researchers in utilizing computational science and computing technology. Clinical and Translation Research Center, Research Navigator Program is a central University Research Help Desk, guiding researchers to relevant resources, collaborators, required regulatory processes. Core Facilities provides services, facilities, equipment, training and more to university investigators. Greater Rochester Practice-Based Research Network (GR-PBRN): This Network brings together primary care clinicians and researchers in a collaborative way to improve patient care and outcomes. Health Science Center for Computational Innovation (HSCCI) facilitates access to high-performance computational (HPC) resources for biomedical research, including a combination of hardware, research personnel, and support staff. National Center for Deaf Health Research (NCDHR) is a prevention research center which is part of a national network of researchers, agencies, and members that conduct applied research. Office for Human Subject Protection works to assure ethical research practices and the protection of human subjects in research. Miner Library Publishing: Bibliographic Management Copyright Publishing Guides NIH Public Access Policy UR Research Research: Molecular Biology Software Protocols and Methods NIH Data Sharing Policy Animal Testing Alternatives Pediatric Translational Biospecimen Laboratory supports investigators and their collaborators with clinical sample processing and storage as well as development of Standard Operating Procedures. Pediatric Clinical Research Office facilitates clinical research of the highest quality ensuring the safety of children. Pediatric and Environmental Medicine Histology Service: This service provides, processing of tissues primarily from research animal models, from collection through fixative, dehydration, parafin embedding and sectioning, or for frozen sections from harvest through cryopreservation, embedding and cryosectioning. The service also provides basic histiologic stains ( H&E, Trichrome, Picrosirius Red, Toludine blue and PAS stains) as well as immunohistochemical techniques for light and fluorescent microscopy. A fee schedule is available. Contact: Daria Krenitsky or Gloria S. Pryhuber, M.D. REDCap is a secure, web-based application for building and managing online surveys and databases. Resources for Researchers is a comprehensive list of University of Rochester Medical Center research resources. University Committee on Animal Resources – UCAR: Compliance information on animal welfare, policies, regulations, training and more. URMC Research Network: This searchable database shows a faculty member's research trends and describes the connections between concepts and investigators. Search by keywords, people, and more. Virtual Drug Discovery Center (UR VDDC) accelerates research on new drug discovery.