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Division of Research

Core Facilities

About Facilities

The Division of Research manages core facilities available for use by Clemson faculty and students from all departments, as well as by other educational institutions and the private sector. The facilities include state-of-the-art equipment, competitive rates and support from highly trained staff and directors. Visit the appropriate office below for more information. Clemson University uses iLab Organizer to reserve time to use the core facilities.

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researcher looking through microscope at Clemson Light Imaging Facility

Electron Microscopy Facility

The Clemson University Electron Microscopy Facility houses some of the world’s most advanced scanning and transmission electron microscopes, as well as X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Auger Electron Spectroscopy (XPS & AES), and other equipment. The facility is fully equipped with sample prep tools, and has a full-time Hitachi representative on site to ensure equipment is fully functional.

Clemson Light Imaging Facility

The Clemson Light Imaging Facility (CLIF) is a multi-user core facility with a number of advanced light microscopes, including a Leica SP8X Multiphoton spectral confocal microscope, and a suite of Nikon microscopes. Additionally, the CLIF features cell sorting equipment, a multi-user specimen preparation laboratory and a dedicated classroom.

Aquatic Animal Research Lab

The Aquatic Animal Research Laboratory (AARL) is managed by the Office of Animal Resources to bring investigator led projects to fruition in an AAALAC accredited, PHS assured, USDA registered facility. AARL provides comprehensive support for research conducted at our facility, staffed with experienced technicians and veterinarians, and equipped with state-of-the-art culture systems, microscopy, and microinjection equipment for a variety of fish and other aquatic animal models.

Division of Research
Division of Research | 230 Kappa Street, Clemson, SC 29634