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UMB Academic Resources | On-Site Contact Research Organizations
On-Site UMB Core Facilities | There are other advantages as well

From access to the University of Maryland, Baltimore's 1,200 biomedical faculty researchers, cores, and facilities to commercial providers of contract research services located in the BioPark, many of the tools and expertise needed to advance your business are right here.

UM Academic Resources

Structural Biology Cores Imaging Core Facilities Genomic Technologies Cores
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Confocal Microscopy Biopolymer/Genomics
X-ray Crystallography Shared Electron Microscopy Transgenic & Knockout
Mass Spectroscopy Imaging Core Molecular Biology/Functional Genomics
Proteomics Fluorescence Spectroscopy  
Edman Sequencing & Protein Analysis    
BIACore Facility    
Protein Core    
Basic & Clinical
Science Resources
Preclinical Assay Development Drug Development Cores
Developmental Brain & Tissue Bank Flow Cytometry Pharmacokinetics Biopharmaceutics
Dermatoppathology/ Histology Animal Care & Veterinary Services Industrial Pharmaceutics
Histology Translational Clinical Pharmacology
Biostatistics Cellular Physiology Nanomedicine & Cellular Delivery
Bioinformatics Small Animal Physiology Computer Aided Drug Design
Pharmaceutics Research Computing Mouse Functional & Behavioral Core High Throughput Screening
Cell Biological Core Cytokine Laboratory GMP facility
Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory Stem Cell Technology  
Center for Clinical Trials    
Service agreements, basic contracts or collaborative research agreements detail the benefits and fees for access to services.

Click here for a full listing of UMB’s core facilities and shared resources or contact Nick Ambulos to access these resources.

On-Site Contact Research Organizations

On-Site UMB Core Facilities

Biomedical Research Supply Core (BIORESCO "freezer program")


  • BIOmedical REsearch Supply COre is a non-profit entity that is supported by the University of Maryland, School of Medicine.
  • Mission: To conserve time, money, space and effort for the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and its researchers, by maintaining a central supply core facility which thrives upon its ability to innovate and re-create itself in accordance with the requirements of the University and its staff. 
  • The program is funded through the discounts offered by the participating vendors. BIORESCO is self-supporting and operate at no cost to the University.

What are the advantages of Purchasing through BIORESCO?

  • Pay no shipping/handling charges. (Average cost $30-40).Receive Discounts from list prices (2-40%). BIORESCO offers the lowest prices for Catalog-listed molecular and cell biology products from our vendors on this campus.
  • Access over 40 vendors - Over 5000 "on-site" items.
  • Access over 350,000 molecular biology products and reagents. Purchase items from vendors' catalogs whether or not they are listed in BIORESCO's catalog (in most cases).
  • Receive free campus-wide delivery.
  • Purchase with a minimum amount of paperwork and inconvenience. Consolidate your purchasing.
  • Keep unnecessary Styrofoam and packing materials out of the environment. BIORESCO offers clean cardboard boxes, packing materials, styrofoam shippers and freezer packs for free every morning.

There are other advantages as well

  • On-Site UMB Core Facilities
  • The UMB Health Sciences and Human Services Library containing more than 350,000 volumes and 2,500 journal titles
  • On-site conference facilities
  • Cafe and catering services
  • Retail banking services at Harbor Bank’s BioPark branch
  • Dedicated campus police substation providing 24/7 BioPark security
  • Free "Circulator" shuttle service through BioPark and UMB campus to the Inner Harbor, Harbor East and Fells Point
  • UMB shuttle service, ID required, free



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