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HMS Research Instrumentation Core Facility

Director: Mazor, Ofer, Ph.D.

Location: Armenise Building, Room 408, Harvard Medical School, 210 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115


The Research Instrumentation Core Facility enables the development of new scientific instruments in order to further research at Harvard Medical School and affiliated institutions. Special preference is given to projects intended to generate novel instruments for cutting-edge research in neuroscience and the root causes of neurological dysfunction.





  • Consulting and referral ( Support service )

    Consultations may include design of hardware or software, purchasing decisions, or assistance with implementation.

  • Design and fabrication services ( Material processing service )

    The facility staff can perform design and fabrication for those projects that are most appropriate to the facility’s mission and expertise.

  • Knowledge/technology transfer ( Support service )

    Facility staff are knowledgeable about customized research instruments already in use in the community and are able to help interested researchers disseminate their ideas to other labs.

  • Shared equipment and workspace ( Access service )

    The facility provides tools and workshop space for authorized researchers to design and prototype their own electronics, optics, mechanical devices, and software.

  • Training ( Training service )

    Facility staff can train research scientists in the design and fabrication of customized research instruments. The staff will organize and lead short training courses on specific topics.

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Last updated: 2015-12-07T11:15:35.402-05:00

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