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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Molecular & Cellular Biology Department: Resources & Outreach

A guide for those in the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology. After using this guide, students in Cellular and Developmental Biology will be able to locate resources that are needed for their field of study.

About this Page

On this page, you will find links to university-wide, state, and federal resources which may be of interest to those studying in UIUC's School of Molecular & Cellular Biology.

University Resources & Outreach

Illinois Extension

The University of Illinois Extension offers a variety of service programs which educate and connect students and families to challenges in their local communities. 


Life Sciences Electronics Shop

Provides students and faculty with high-tech resource for solving electronic, instrumentation, control and data acquisition problems.


Life Sciences Machine Shop

Provides a variety of services for faculty, staff, and students in Life Sciences, as well as other campus units at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 


Life Sciences Storeroom

Supports teaching and research in the Life Sciences area by carrying various lab supplies, research related items, and cleaning products.


Microscopy Facility

Provides training and assistance to students and faculty interested in using UIUC's advanced microscopes. 


Research Resources

Links to several of UIUC's core facilities aiding in scientific research. Specialized facilities available within departments include equipment for large-scale growth and processing of animal cells as well as state-of-the-art x-ray diffraction equipment, specialized laboratories for recording infrared, ultraviolet, fluorescence, electron spin resonance, mass, nuclear magnetic resonance, circular dichroism, and optical rotatory dispersion spectra. 

State Resources & Outreach

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

Provides information on health data & statistics, health laws, publications, and funding opportunities.

Federal Resources & Outreach

U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services (HHS)

Provides information on health related topics, data & statistics,  current research, and regulations.