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Core in a Box

Core in a Box

Announcement:  The 2017 JHU SOM Core Showcase will be held Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, Turner Concourse, 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.. 

      To view additional events see our News and Events page.


Welcome to the Core in a Box website, dedicated to providing the Johns Hopkins research community with comprehensive access to our research core facilities and resources for core development and management. World-renowned for medical research and advances, our schools are home to a combined total of more than 120 Core Facilities, designed to encourage and enable cutting-edge research in the areas of basic science, genetics, medicine and others.

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Core Connector
Search for a core facility by name, category, location, core services or keyword. Access our core management system to order services, reserve equipment, track projects, and manage costs. 

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Core Builder
Start a new core facility using our tools, user demand survey, templates, and process diagrams. Learn about the different types of cores you can operate. 

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Core Maintenance
Optimize your core facility using our framework for oversight, management, and training. Find answers to your FAQ’s and how to work with external customers.

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Core Equipment
Follow our processes for obtaining new equipment, determining if you should buy or lease your next purchase, and how to trade-in or dispose of old equipment. 

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Core Funding
Explore funding opportunities created specifically for core facilities including Core Coins and extramural funding. 

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Core News and Events
News, updates, and information about our JHU core facilities. Join your peers at upcoming meetings, conferences, and events.