Join us at the second annual UI Research Services Fair!

Thursday, October 10 -- 1:00pm-5:00pm

Hancher Auditorium

The Research Development Office (RDO), a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Research, is pleased to invite researchers of all levels* to the second annual University of Iowa Research Services Fair. The Fair will provide an opportunity for researchers to learn about the many campus resources and services available for their research.

Fair attendees will:

  • Learn about campus’s cutting-edge instruments and technology as well as many other services available in support of funding applications and research programs
  • Interact with centers, institutes, core facilities, and other service units in a vendor-style fair
  • Network with colleagues while enjoying hors d’oeurvres and a hosted bar

*Target Audience:

Researchers of all levels (i.e., faculty, staff, post-docs, and students)


Attendance is free. Registration link coming soon.

Why register?  Registration allows for us to plan accordingly for food and beverages.  Doing so also eases registration on the day of the event.

Hancher Auditorium Logistics


Parking is available in lot 55 (Hancher Lot) starting at 11:00am.

Bus Routes

West side attendees can take Red route to Hancher and Blue route back to campus.

East side attendees can take Blue route to Hancher and Red route back to campus.

Visit the UI Parking and Transportation website for additional CAMBUS schedules, routes, and maps to and from the event.

What people are saying following the inaugural event on April 11, 2019.



Post-Event Evaluation Results:  

96% of attendees reported overall satisfaction with the event

92% of attendees responded that they met a new contact

96% of attendees responded that they would recommend the Research Services Fair to a colleague.



From attendees:

"I really enjoyed this, it was a great opportunity to touch base with and learn about a lot of the services on campus."

"It was fantastic! Really helpful to get to know more about the research services at UI, and the opportunity to network."

From participating vendors:

"Our unit representatives met researchers that we would otherwise not encounter...and got to chat with former collaborators as well.  We expect this fair to be the catalyst for many opportunities in the future."

"Made some good connections and more people are now aware of what we do.  Very nice event."


To see brief descriptions of previously participating units, please click here.

Biostatistics Consulting Center MADE
Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing (CBB) Magnetic Resonance Research Facility (MRRF)
Center for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) Materials Analysis, Testing, and Fabrication Facility (MATFab)
Central Microscopy Research Facility (CMRF) Metabolic Phenotyping Core 
Clinical Trials Statistical & Data Management Center (CTSDMC) Office of Animal Resources (OAR)
Comparative Pathology Laboratory (CPL) Office of Outreach & Engagement
Design Center Office of the IACUC
Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank (DSHB) Physics Machine Shop
Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio Protein & Crystallography Facility
Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) Proteomics Core Facility
Dual Energy Computed Tomography (DECT) Imaging Research Suite Protostudios
Engineering Technology Center (ETC) Research Development Office (RDO)
Environmental Health & Safety Office (EHS) Scientific Editing and Research Communication Core
Flow Cytometry Facility Small Animal Imaging Core (SAIC)
Genome Editing Core State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL)
Glass Facility The Center for Advanced Studies in Measurement and Assessment (CASMA)
Human Subjects Office (HSO) The University of Iowa High Throughput Screening Facility (UIHTS)
Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) Tissue Procurement Core (TPC)
Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) UI HydroInformatics Lab
Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and Evaluation UI Libraries
Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging (IIBI) UI Research Foundation (UIRF)
Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC) University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP)
ITS Research Services and Informatics Services (UI3) Viral Vector Core


Email with questions.