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Center for Integrated Biosystems

The CIB is an active and vibrant focal point for life science activities at Utah State University. A multifaceted core facility at USU, the CIB is dedicated to agricultural and environmental biotechnology research. The Center's scientists and staff work together to further our core components: Research, a Core Service Lab Facility, Biotechnology Training and Student Education.

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Services

Our core labs consist of genomics, genotyping, proteomics, flow cytometry, and bioprocessing, all providing fee-for-service offerings to life scientists both on-campus and off. We offer Illumina Next Generation Sequencing.

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Education

The CIB strives to be a national leader in biotechnology education and outreach programs. The aim is to educate the public about the developments in the field of biotechnology both in the state of Utah and nationally.

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Available Mentorships

Linux Systems Administrator; Student Researcher

Linux Systems Administrator; Student Researcher

The Bioinformatics Core Facility at the Center for Integrated BioSystems (CIB) is currently looking for an Undergraduate or a Graduate student interested in working as a part-time Linux systems administrator.

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Recent News

Students Receive Grants to Conduct Impactful Undergraduate Research

Students Receive Grants to Conduct Impactful Undergraduate Research

05/24/2021

Kolton Hauck is using big data to investigate how strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus access host cells and replicate. He works with mentor Rakesh Kaundal in USU Bioinformatics Facility.

Data Scientists Uncovering Genes that Protect Alfalfa against Salinity Stress

Data Scientists Uncovering Genes that Protect Alfalfa against Salinity Stress

03/04/2021

Salinity is a growing critical threat to soils, water quality and food production worldwide. High levels of salts in water and soil interfere with plants’ abilities to take up the nutrients they need, create osmotic shock and ion accumulation in the plant...



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