News - 2017

August

Aug 18, 2017
Nikon Instruments Inc. held its inaugural Nikon Center of Excellence and Nikon Imaging Center directors meeting on August 1-2, 2017. Hosted by the Center for Biologic Imaging, University of Pittsburgh, this is the first time the center directors have convened in-person with Nikon to discuss their current research and how to enhance collaboration.Organized by...
Aug 16, 2017
By Roger AndersonAugust 10, 2017https://research.northwestern.edu/news/antibody-search-added-researcher-toolsetA free program that allows scientists to find antibody usage data in published figures has been added to the researcher tools section of the Office for Research website.Founded in 2015, ...
Aug 11, 2017
Dear Directors, Managers and Business Administrators of Core Facilities:We are delighted to announce the Office for Research's 8th annual core facility awards. Selection of award recipients was based upon information provided in 2017 annual reports as well as other considerations pertaining to the operation of facilities during the past year. All facilities will receive detailed feedback on the...
Aug 8, 2017
Thank you, Dan Linzer for your support of core facilities!As we welcome the new Provost, Jonathan Holloway, we look forward to working to enhance and promote core facilities.Read about the new Provost here, https://news.northwestern.edu/stories/2017/august/jonathan-holloway-begins-tenure-as-northwestern-provost/
Aug 1, 2017
Article by Matt Golosinski, https://research.northwestern.edu/news/core-discoveryPhil Hockberger is a “gear guy” at heart. He would have felt at home tinkering in Edison’s lab, or in Bell Labs where he did, in fact, work as a research associate for six years, building instruments including the first CCD-based...
Aug 1, 2017
Article taken from, https://research.northwestern.edu/news/cores-researchAnnual CLP Event Highlights Core Scientists, Northwestern’s Powerful Tools for DiscoveryHolding a brain between his fingertips, Chad Haney offered a group of graduate students a chance to experience the sensation first hand.Haney projected the image...
Aug 1, 2017
Thanks to all Core Facilities staff, directors, and managers who joined Core Facilities Administration at the July 22 NU Community Picnic!It was great to see familiar and new faces among the NU and Evanston community that came out for some fun in the sun.Even though the lawn was squishy from the rain on the day before it didn't stop us from having a great time!Hope to see you there next year!!

May

May 19, 2017
This year's Kellogg Leadership and Management in Core Facilities course inspired 9 core facility staff members to apply what they learned in the course to an existing issue/need within their core facility. This past week, the core staff presented their projects to their peers during the ALP (Applied Learning Project) Workshop in Hardin Hall. Post event, participants submitted their votes for...

March

Mar 15, 2017
Phil Hockberger, assistant vice president for research, received the President's Special Recognition Award from the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF). The honor, established in 2014, is awarded to the association’s members who have distinguished themselves by years of...

February

Feb 15, 2017
Northwestern has named Andrew Ott, chemistry, as its new director of Core Facilities, effective April 1. Ott will continue in his role as director of the Integrated Molecular Structure Education and Research Center (IMSERC), splitting his...

January