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Department Research Facilities

The core BIEN research facilities are housed in Bourns Hall, the college’s $41 million, 105,000 square-foot engineering complex. Graduate students have access to an array of significant resources that assist in their research efforts.

Instrumentation and Equipment

Groundbreaking research requires access to cutting edge instrumentation and equipment. Bioengineering’s research facilities feature top of the line equipment


Certification for cell handling at biological safety levels 1 and 2, use of enzymes, nucleic acids, fluorescent microscopes, optical instrumentation, mammalian cell tissue culture.

High-Performance Computing Center (HPCC)

The High-Performance Computing Center (HPCC) provides state-of-the-art research computing infrastructure and training accessible to all UCR researchers and affiliates at low cost. This includes access to the shared HPC resources and services summarized below.

Computational Tools

Students have many tools available for use

Other Facilities

Due to the program’s interdisciplinary approach, students also have access to other University of California, Riverside facilities as well as collaborations with other organizations including:

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