Department Service and Field Facilities
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Cornell Isotope Laboratory
Cornell Experimental Ponds Facility
The Experimental Ponds Facility consists of 91 artificial ponds, large areas of emergent marsh and upland vegetation, and two large reservoirs within 160 acres of fully fenced land. The Ponds provide facilities to complete replicated experiments in aquatic environments and large-scale field ecology research. Contact: Benjamin Sterrett / firstname.lastname@example.org
Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates
The Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates (CUMV) is comprised of four vertebrate collections (fishes, amphibians and reptiles, birds, mammals) housed in the Imogene Powers Johnson Center for Birds and Biodiversity on Sapsucker Woods Rd. The collections are widely used for both graduate and undergraduate teaching at Cornell and are nationally recognized biological research resources. Contact: Charles Dardia / email@example.com
Evolutionary Genetics Core Facility
The Evolutionary Genetics Core Facility (EGCF) is designed to provide space, equipment, and expertise to anyone in the Cornell community who is interested in developing and analyzing variation using genetic markers. Contact: Steve Bogdanowicz / firstname.lastname@example.org
Shops (electronic, metal, wood)
An instrumentation and electronic repair facility is maintained by the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics under the direction of Ronald Wolverton. Electronic instruments are repaired on a cost of-materials basis.
Woodworking and Machine Shops
If you have been assigned office or research space in Corson Hall, you will need to obtain keys from the Chair’s Assistant. Keys to facilities other than your office space must be approved by the faculty member in charge of the facility or by the Department Chairperson. Such requests must be made directly to the Chair’s Assistant by the hiring manager or the Chair before any keys will be distributed.