• Leica MZ16F Stereo Fluorescence Microscope
  • AMRAY 1830 SEM

Optical Imaging Center

The Optical Imaging Center provides state-of-the-art microscopes, microdissection and image analysis systems, as well as expert advice and training.

Electron Microscopy Center

The Electron Microscopy Center is a multidisciplinary facility providing the university community with the tools to facilitate research at the molecular level.

Contact Research

Office of Research

Office of Research & Economic Development
phone: 208-885-6689

Physical Location
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Research Institutes

Significant competitive strengths exist within the University of Idaho in the research areas of biotechnology, advanced materials and processes, water, transportation, aquaculture and microelectronics. The university has cultivated these strengths into a group of nationally recognized interdisciplinary centers and institutes focusing on research problems of state, regional, and national interests.

Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI)
ARI coordinates research among higher education institutions and industries in Idaho to assist both commercial and conservation aquaculture in the state and the region
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Northwest Knowledge Network
Supporting researchers with data management services. Focused on building and maintaining a catalog of research data and standards-compliant metadata.
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The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST)
The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) is an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Idaho focused on understanding the patterns and processes of evolution that occur over comparatively short periods of time.
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Idaho Water Resources Research Institute (IWRRI)
IWRRI supports and directs water research for the state of Idaho and the region. Over 80 faculty from five colleges are involved in the institutes interdisciplinary research in water quality, water supply and water management.
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Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) in Idaho
EPSCoR represents a federal-state partnership to enhance the science and engineering research, education, and technology capabilities of states that traditionally have received smaller amounts of federal R&D funds.
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Idaho Geological Survey (IGS)
IGS collects, interprets, and disseminates geologic and mineral data for the state of Idaho. Members of the Idaho Geological Survey staff acquire geologic information through field and laboratory investigations and through cooperative programs with other governmental and private agencies.
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Western Initiative for the Dairy Environment (WIDE)
WIDE provides unbiased research and education, producing innovative solutions to help achieve sustainable water quality, air and soil conditions, appropriate animal health and welfare, an educated workforce, efficient transportation and energy use, and profitability.
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