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Centers & Institutes

Housed in interdisciplinary schools, our centers and institutes unite researchers across the university to apply their skills and expertise to issues that face us all. 

School of Environment, Arts and Society

School of Integrated Science and Humanity

School of Education and Human Development

Core Facilities

Core facilities provide research support with instruments and equipment available for a fee-for-service use to researchers at FIU and the community. The facilities include:

 

Advanced Mass Spectrometry Facility

Providing analytical support to the FIU scientific and research community

Start your analysis

 

Aquarius Reef Base

World’s only undersea research laboratory

Dive deeper

 

Bioinorganic and Environmental Analysis Facility

Instrumentation, teaching, research and service support for environmental and biomedical analyses

Use the bioinorganic and environmental analysis facility

 

DNA Core Facility

DNA sequencing, fragment analysis and data analysis

Uncover DNA data

 

Ecotoxicology and Risk Assessment Laboratory

Conducting ecotoxicity studies

Study ecotoxicology up close

 

Electronics Shop

Designing and manufacturing high-quality electronic equipment and components

Visit the shop

 

Field Operations Center (FOC) Vehicle Boat

Maintaining and scheduling Southeast Environmental Research Center's fleet

Get to know the fleet

 

Florida Center for Analytical Electron Microscopy (FCAEM)

Supporting education and research in micro-analysis and imaging of materials

Learn more about FCAEM

 

Forensic & Analytical Toxicology Facility

Conducting research and method development for forensic chemical analysis

Explore the Forensic and Analytical Toxicology Facility

 

Freshwater Biogeochemistry Laboratory

Performing biogeochemical research and monitoring

Look closer into freshwater biochemistry

 

Geographic Information Systems Center

Providing data analysis, spatial modeling and maps

Learn more about the GIS center

 

Machine Shop

Designing, engineering and manufacturing high-quality parts and equipment in support of scientific research

Explore the machine shop

 

Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry

Full service stable isotope facility specializing in biogeochemistry

Discover what this facility has to offer

 

Trace Evidence Analysis

Instrumentation that can be used for research, education and service

Learn about trace evidence analysis

 

Toxic Algae Culture Core Facility

Main repository and supplier of microorganism cultures, purified toxins, DNA and RNA, labeled toxins and antibodies

Analyze toxic algae

 

Trace Metal Facility Core

Providing trace metal analysis protocols and instrumental analysis

Work hands-on with trace metals

 

Wertheim Conservatory

Exhibiting hundreds of plant species

Visit the conservatory