Neuroscience Core

Overview of Services

The Neuroscience Core provides equipment for use by registered IU labs.  This facility is part of the METAcyt initiative.  Established in 2005, the METAcyt initiative is designed to promote and facillitate research within the scientific community in Indiana and is funded through grants from the Eli Lilly foundation.  Instruments contained within the Neuroscience Core support techniques such as Western blotting, pharmacological assays, qRT-PCR, cryosectioning, etc.  A full listing of equipment can be found on the Schedule Equipment page. 

To use the kiosk for logging time, click here: https://my.ilabsolutions.com/service_centers/4161/equipment_kiosk/authenticate

 

New to iLab or the IU Neuroscience Core Facility? Get Started!

  1. Register for an iLab account here with your IU email.
  2. Please contact your PI to grant you access to appropriate KFS funds in iLab (User guide)
  3. Once your account is ready for use, log in to Neuroscience Core and schedule time on the equipment!

If you require assistance with any of the steps above, please refer User Documentation here or email Jim Wager-Miller at jm99@indiana.edu.

 

Leadership Team

Ken Mackie, Director
Core Administrator
812-855-2042
kmackie@indiana.edu

 

Jim Wager-Miller, Training and Equipment Maintanence
Manager
812-856-2684
jm99@indiana.edu

 

Trisha Turner, Fiduciary Oversight
Account Manager
812-856-1930
turner62@indiana.edu

 

Hours and Location

Hours

Location

Facility Hours: 24/7

Staffed Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm*

*For help, go to room 142.  Alternative availability upon request

702 N. Walnut Grove

MSBII Room 171, Room 180

Bloomington, IN 47405

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Ken Mackie
Core Administrator
 
812-856-2042
 
kmackie@indiana.edu
 
MSBII Room 120
 
Jim Wager-Miller
Manager
 
812-856-2684
 
jm99@indiana.edu
 
MSBII Room 142
 
Trisha Turner
Account Manager
 
812-856-1930
 
turner62@indiana.edu
 
MSBII Room 108
 

Available Equipment and Resources

Autoclave/Dishwasher (2)
Centrifugation (2)
Cryosectioning (1)
Electroporation (1)
Microscopy (3)
PCR (2)
Plate Reader (3)
Plate Reader/Scanner (1)
Scanner (1)
Western Blotting (1)