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For a complete list of Texas A&M University's core facilities, visit the iLabs website.

Exterior of Frederick E. Giesecke Engineering Research Building

The AggieFab Nanofabrication Facility (AggieFab) is a shared nano/microfabrication facility. The facility has over 6,500 sq. ft. of class 100/1000 cleanroom space with raised access floor and vertical laminar flow, and an additional 4,500 sq. ft. of support space, totaling 11,000 sq. ft. The facility has state-of-the-art equipment for full ranges of micro and nano-scale fabrication on diverse materials. In addition, the facility recently acquired $5M worth of new nanopatterning and deposition instruments through donation from the Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The facility also has recently received $1.5M from the Texas A&M University Research Development Fund to purchase several new tools to improve micropatterning and advanced substrate development capabilities.

Graphic of microscopic organisms

The Comparative Medicine Program (CMP) is the centrally administered support service for animal research and teaching programs at Texas A&M University. The program's facilities and services are available for all Texas A&M campus affiliated faculty, staff, and students who have been approved to conduct animal research by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. CMP is accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) through its affiliation with other AAALAC-accredited Texas A&M programs.

Man with mass spectrometry machine

The Laboratory for Biological Mass Spectrometry (LBMS) is dedicated to providing cutting-edge technology and expertise for the characterization of molecules to fulfill the needs of researchers at Texas A&M University. Mass spectrometry plays an increasingly important role in molecular level research, and it is central to ‘omics’ research, i.e., petroleomics, proteomics, metabolomics, lipidomics, glycomics, etc and the LBMS provides expert staff with modern instrumentation to complete these tasks.

Close up of microscope

The Materials Characterization Facility (MCF) at Texas A&M University is a core user facility supported by the Office of the Vice President for Research, the College of Engineering/TEES and the College of Science. The MCF provides researchers in the TAMU community with access to high-end instrumentation essential for fundamental studies of the surface and interfacial properties of materials, such as ion and electron based spectroscopies, electron, optical and scanning probe microscopies.

Student with imaging laser
The Microscopy & Imaging Center serves a wide range of faculty and students at Texas A&M University in addition to researchers from outside of the university.  The mission is to provide current and emerging technologies for teaching and research involving microscopy and imaging in life and physical sciences on the Texas A&M campus and beyond, training and support services for microscopy, sample preparation, in situ elemental/molecular analyses, as well as digital image analysis and processing.
Machines in soft matter facility
The Soft Matter Facility (SoMF) is the only user facility in Texas specifically dedicated to state-of-the-art characterization of soft materials with an emphasis on hierarchically organized multicomponent material systems. Existing and new instrumentation will be made available to the entire Texas A&M community and external users (including other research organizations, industry, and hospitals). The SoMF includes four instrumentation suites based on the soft-matter-centered research areas which will be unified by the general theme of characterization of hierarchically structured multi-component, multifunctional soft materials: Molecular Characterization, Nanostructure Characterization, Processing and Mechanics, and Thin Film and Interfacial Analysis.