The mission of research core facilities is to enable researchers at UAB to have access to the state-of-the-art technology and services for their scientific research, to streamline the core facility administration while improving accountability and transparency, and to provide training opportunities for faculty, graduate students and staff.

Services at these facilities are delivered by experts on a fee-for-service basis to enable, facilitate or enhance the research mission of UAB. These facilities are professionally managed operations with a sustainable business plan and follow standards for best practices in facility management and operations.