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The University of Oregon is home to a range of world-class research centers & institutes that serve as interdisciplinary hubs for collaboration and discovery as well as research core facilities that provide researchers, industry partners, and students with access to the latest instrumentation and services.

Centers and Institutes

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Our centers and institutes exemplify the notion that solving societal problems requires diverse ideas. Our centers and institutes support multidisciplinary research and innovation across campus: They are drivers of graduate education; provide infrastructure, space, and equipment; and are both internally and externally funded.

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The Center for Advanced Materials Characterization in Oregon (CAMCOR) has a comprehensive array of materials characterization instrumentation and expertise aimed to serve the needs of researchers and regional industries.


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The Genomics and Cell Characterization Core Facility (GC3F) supports scientific research by offering genetic and genomic technologies.