July 2022 Newsletter

CREx News & Updates July 2022

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

Click below to learn how easy it is to navigate the CREx platform. These short videos will help users identify service providers, submit a request for services, communicate with suppliers, and manage active requests.

Site Spotlight

NIBIB Advanced Imaging and Microscopy (AIM) Resource

AIM is a Trans-NIH shared resource that houses, operates, disseminates, and improves next generation, non-commercial, prototype optical imaging systems developed at the NIH. 

New Feature on CREx

The Scientist Blog

Stay current on the latest life science events and innovative technologies.

NIH Cores


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

Contact Chris McGinity at to add or update a Core’s information. 

Popular Services on CREx


Analyze surfaces of biological materials and develop 3D images of biological structures.


Events, Webinars, & Technology Media


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

Friday, July 15th, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST


Hosted by the Targeted Delivery Interest Group (TDIG), this seminar features Dr. Yizhou Dong of The Ohio State University and their research on the design and development of biotechnology platforms for the treatment of genetic disorders, infectious diseases, and cancers.

Click HERE to explore NIH IRP Cores specializing in clinical research support on CREx

Click HERE to launch meeting event.

Wednesday, July 20th, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST


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

Click HERE to access NIH IRP Animal Resources on CREx.

Click HERE to register for the training event.

Thursday, July 28th, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST


Part of the Cancer Moonshot Seminar Series, this seminar features Dr. Andrey Fedorov of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and his research in translation and validation of medical image computing technology in clinical research applications.

Click HERE to access NIH IRP Imaging and Microscopy Cores on CREx.

Click HERE to register for the training event.


The following calendars feature events and training resources for technologies and capabilities of NIH Cores, collaborative facilities, and external vendors present on CREx.

NCI Bioinformatics Training Education Program (BTEP)

Click HERE to explore the NCI BTEP calendar.

Click HERE to access BTEP on CREx.

National Institutes of Health Library

Click HERE to explore the NIH Library calendar.

Click HERE to access the NIH ORS Division of Library Services (DLS) on CREx.

CREx Resources

CREx Support Team

David Goldstein, PhD | NIH, NCI, CREx:
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