December 2021

CREx News & Updates December 2021

Learn about the NIH Collaborative Research Exchange (CREx), Core Facilities, Webinars, & More

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NIH Cores


Access services and the expertise of Trans-NIH Cores, available to all NIH investigators

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NIH Shared Instrumentation


Access a growing list of shared instruments available to all NIH investigators

We encourage you to submit details and access information for any equipment from your laboratory or Core that you are willing to share with your NIH colleagues.

Need to add or update an instrument? Use this form: Shared Instruments

Features on CREx


The Innovation Hub on CREx houses the most recent technologies for specific research areas. Use the Innovation Hub to identify and learn about cutting-edge technologies for your research needs.

New Research Areas on CREx


Analyze, store, and share data in the cloud. Cloud computing services and advice are available through NIH cores and outside vendors.

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Events, Webinars & Technology Media


The following events showcase technologies and capabilities of NIH Cores, collaborative facilities, and external vendors available on CREx.

Thursday, December 9th, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST


Evolution of Germline Cancer Genomics from Rare Disorders to Precision Oncology Trials by Dr. Sharon Plon.

Click HERE to explore NIH IRP Genomic Cores on CREx.

Click HERE to go to the meeting event.

December 14th, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST


This class will cover techniques on locating biomedical research articles, patents, NIH-funded research projects, genetic information, and print and electronic books related to animal models and model organisms.

Click HERE to access NIH IRP Animal Resource Cores on CREx.

Click HERE to register for the meeting event.

Tuesday, December 14th, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST


Dr. Alisa Goldstein of the NIH DCEG Clinical Genetics Branch will be presenting on lessons learned from GenoMEL’s Next Generation Sequencing cloud project.

Click HERE to access NIH IRP Cloud Computing Cores on CREx.

Click HERE to register for the meeting event.

Thursday, December 16th, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST


Mr. Raymond Fields of the NINDS Viral Production Core Facility will introduce viral vectors and the NINDS Viral Production Core Facility, followed by a Core testimonial from Dr. Emily Petrus on neurons and circuits underlying the brain’s response to peripheral injury.

Click HERE to access the NINDS Viral Production Core Facility on CREx.

Click HERE to go to the meeting event:

Meeting ID: 160 364 6078, Password: 322593

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