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Facilities for Graduate Work

The Department of Nutritional Sciences is housed in T.S. Painter Hall, Gearing Hall and in the Dell Pediatric Research Institute. Both buildings house facilities for research and graduate instruction in nutritional sciences including state-of-the-art laboratories for biochemical, immunological, and cellular/molecular biological techniques such as cell and tissue culture, immunological assays, cytokine bioassays, radioisotope analyses, stable isotope analyses, and protein structure and function determination.

Facilities are also available for analysis of vitamins, amino acids, minerals, lipids, carbohydrates, and other substances of nutritional and physiological importance. Local, state, and federal health, child-care, and geriatrics programs provide research and clinical settings.

Other resources include:

Imaging Research Center
DNA Sequencing Facility
Macromolecular Crystallogrpahy Facility
Mouse Genetic Engineering Facility
Proteomics Facility 
Microscopy and Imaging Center
Genomic Sequencing and Analysis Facility
Population Research Center
Department of Statistics and Data Services
Life Science Library
Mallet Chemistry Library
Perry-Castañeda Library                                                                                                                                                  Center for Teaching and Learning                                                                                                                                Animal Resources Center