Services and core facilities

Biorepository and histology

The EVMS Biorepository collects, processes and stores biological specimens and associated data. It is accredited by the College of American Pathologists. The EVMS Histology Lab provides technical research pathology services to EVMS investigators and other academic, clinical and scientific organizations.

EVMS-Sentara Healthcare Analytics and Delivery Science Institute

HADSI develops collaborative frameworks for conducting translational research in areas such as healthcare analytics and delivery, population health, clinical trials and community health disparities.

Edward E. Brickell Medical Sciences Library

The Brickell Medical Sciences Library has many resources for researchers, including library-assisted searches, access to multiple databases and research librarians, who are available to conduct literature searches and provide training in the use of information resources. Researchers can also take advantage of Institutional Review Board and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee support.

Flow Cytometry Core Facility

The EVMS Flow Cytometry Core Facility provides access to flow cytometry instrumentation and expertise to support research at EVMS and throughout the community.

Microscopy and Imaging Core Facility

The EVMS Microscopy and lmaging Facility provides technical assistance and training in microscopy and image analysis to all faculty, staff and students. These services are available for a fee to outside institutions.

Molecular Core Facility

The Molecular Core supports research and education at EVMS by housing technologically advanced equipment for analysis of DNA, RNA and protein, such as an automated sequencer, a real time PCR machine, an Odyssey infrared scanner and a Gene Atlas Microarray System.

George L. Wright Jr. Center for Biomedical Proteomics

Located within the Leroy T. Canoles Jr. Cancer Research Center, the George L. Wright Jr. Center for Biomedical Proteomics provides proteomics support to investigators in the Cancer Center and the general scientific community.

Zebrafish Core (myPortal login required)

The Zebrafish Core helps researchers with an interest in working with zebrafish to discover genetics, developmental and disease-related mechanisms in both zebrafish and humans. Researchers at EVMS and neighboring research institutions are welcome to collaborate with us.

Shared and specialized instrumentation

SpectraMax Fluorescence Plate Reader

The SpectraMax M5 Multi-Mode Microplate Reader measures UV and visible absorbance, fluorescence intensity, glow luminescence, fluorescence polarization and time-resolved fluorescence (TRF). It is available to all researchers through user fees.

Seahorse Metabolic Analyzer

The Seahorse Extracellular Flux Analyzer simultaneously interrogates the two major energy producing pathways of the cell – mitochondrial respiration and glycolysis – in a microplate, in real-time. It is available to all researchers through user fees.

IVIS Lumina Imager (myPortal login required)

The IVIS Lumina XR is used to track bioluminescent and fluorescent signals in small animals. It is available to all researchers through user fees.

Core laboratory resource sharing agreement between Virginia research institutions

EVMS is one of seven academic research institutions in Virginia that signed a memorandum of understanding to share core facilities and resources in an effort to advance the research enterprise in the Commonwealth. 

Offices and departments

EVMS Research

EVMS Research provides coordination for research committees, organizes Research Day, administers intramural funding and assists with funding opportunities, research compliance and training.

Pediatrics Clinical Research Unit

The Pediatric Clinical Research Unit gives children and families in the Hampton Roads region the opportunity to participate in national clinical trials for new and improved pharmaceuticals. It also provides research support services to EVMS faculty.

Technology Transfer

Technology Transfer transfers intellectual property developed at EVMS to commercial partners so that the public will benefit from EVMS innovations and inventions.

Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health & Safety provides assistance to faculty and staff working with hazardous materials such as biological and infectious organisms, hazardous chemicals and radioactive materials.

Employee Occupational Health

Employee Occupational Health provides services that promote a safe and healthy environment for faculty, staff, residents and students.

Institutional Review Board and Human Subjects' Protection

The Human Subjects' Protections Program oversees all aspects of human subject protection at EVMS, including administrative support of the Institutional Review Boards. 

Other resources

Funding (myPortal login required)

Learn more about funding opportunities for research at EVMS.