Cores

Cores and core facilities available to support research in the neurosciences and psychiatry at UCLA
  • The Administration and Training Core serves the daily administrative needs of the Center for Neurocognition and Emotion in Schizonphrenia. This Core involves Dr. Nuechterlein as Center PI, four other...
  • The Aftercare Research Program is an outpatient research clinic that provides the clinical site for the recruitment, pharmacological and psychosocial interventions, and assessments of symptoms...

  • The facility offers DNA extractions from whole blood and other tissue types, and storage of extracted DNA.

  • A team of expert biostatisticians, methodologists and research support staff.

  • The primary function of the Chronic Schizophrenia Recruitment and Assessment Core is to recruit and clinically assess chronic schizophrenia patients and demographically comparable normal subjects...

  • The confocal core has been fused with the Shimon Weiss core in the CNSI.

  • The Data and Methodology Core provides methodological and statistical consulting, and specialized programming ongoing consultation to Center fro Schizophrenia researchers on data analysis, design...

  • The Electron Microscopy Laboratoryhouses a JEOL 100CX transmission electron microscope. A Reichert Ultracut ultramicrotome is also available for use by trained personnel.

  • This core provides specialized diagnostic and psychiatric symptom assessment training, quality assurance procedures and best strategies for measuring psychosocial and functional outcomes for...

  • The IDDRC Functional Visualization core permits researchers to obtain high quality imaging data using standard conventional and confocal microscopy as well as providing technical support for imaging...
  • The Cousins Center maintains a core laboratory with three aims:

  • As with other areas of biomedical science, the post-genome era raises the prospect of transformational advances in neuroscience research.

  • This Laboratory performs a research and service function for the entire UCLA campus and beyond. Mass spectrometry has become an indispensable tool in biological research because in a qualitative...

  • This facility is prepared to give instructions in microscopic techniques and assist you in preparing tissue specimens for light microscopic observation.

  • The Staglin IMHRO Center for Cognitive Neuroscience operates a Siemens 3 Tesla "Prisma Fit" MRI scanner. This is a research dedicated scanning platform which can be accessed by members of the UCLA...
  • This Laboratory performs a research and service function for the entire UCLA campus and beyond. Mass spectrometry has become an indispensable tool in biological research because in a qualitative mode...
  • The primary goal of the Prevention Research Program is to provide prodromal participants with a structured, high quality clinical care setting within which the Center research can take place. The...

  • Single Cell RNAseq & Beyond offers state-of-the-art instrumentation, services and technical support on single cell sequencing related technologies.
  • The UCLA Neuroscience Genomics Core offers sequencing and array based expression, genotyping and methylation screening services in the Gonda research facility on the UCLA Westwood campus. The UNGC is...