Dr. Natalie Zlebnik with a graduate student in her lab

Research Operations


The Research Operations Unit (ResOps) supports the ongoing research efforts of the School of Medicine Biomedical Sciences laboratories. Research Operations oversees the school's science laboratories in three research buildings – SOM Research Building, Webber Hall, and Boyce Hall. This includes the research core facilities – Histology Core, Cell Sorter Core, 2-Photon Intravital Microscopy Core, Darkrooms, and several other instrumentation rooms.

The primary functions and services include:

  • Overseeing the general facilities operations and providing a main point of contact with Physical Plant and construction project personnel.
  • Space utilization, training, and safety of the research labs.
  • Ensuring EH&S compliance.
  • Assisting in developing, maintaining and implementing procedures for the BSL2 and BSL3 labs. This includes the procurement of experimental equipment and repair services.
  • Oversight to the shipping and receiving operations for the school, including mail services and courier delivery services.

You may also contact us via our general email address: SOMResearchCore@medsch.ucr.edu

Research Operations Personnel