Core Facilities: Designing Sustainable Research Laboratories

Philip Hockberger, PhD, Northwestern University
George Langan PhD, University of Chicago

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the unique challenges of designing core laboratories;
  • Understand the specific challenges of installing high-end electron microscopes; and
  • Understand how to avoid the pitfalls of plug-and-play instruments.


Philip is an Associate Professor of Physiology at Northwestern University.

George is a Professor, Biological Sciences Division, The University of Chicago.


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