Core Facilities at Waksman

The Waksman Institute Core Facilities provide scientists with access to state-of-the-art instrumentation and technology with which to expand and attain their research endeavors.  High quality services are offered to both internal and external clients are  available to scientists interested in the specific areas of expertise available in the facilities.

Confocal Imaging Core Facility

High quality confocal imaging and data analysis

­­­­­­­Our facility provides Waksman Institute researchers with the ability to obtain high quality imaging and data analysis using state-of-the-art scanning confocal microscopes.

Fermentation Core Facility

Pilot Scale - Cell and Cell-Products

A wide range of services are offered by the Fermentation Facility. Newly renovated in 2011, the Fermentation Facility now houses two 1000 Liter bioreactors and three 125 Liter bioreactors for the production of biologicals. 

Genomics Core Facility

Sequencing Services

Waksman Genomics Core Facility is a state-of-the-art laboratory facility, providing high-throughput next generation sequencing services to the Rutgers research community and to the broader scientific community.

Greenhouse Core Facility

Climate-Controlled Organic Environment

Construction of a new state of the art Greenhouse facility started in late November 2005 and was completed by April 2006. The facility features 4,200 square feet of growing space divided into two rooms and the peaked roof structure is fourteen feet to the truss, to better enable the proper growth of corn plants. This replaced the earlier Waksman greenhouse that was originally constructed in 1986, featuring 3,600 square feet of growing space divided in six rooms and a roof structure with a height of 7.5 feet at the truss.