The Kilguss Research Institute is home to the Center for Perinatal Biology (CPB). CPB started as an NIH-funded Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE). It is now a self-supported center doing advanced research on fetal development and reproductive medicine. CPB provides scientific and career mentorship to junior faculty within an environment that fosters creativity and transdisciplinary collaboration. CPB's cadre of renowned and emerging scientists is making important breakthroughs in improving the health of newborns and mothers.
The Kilguss Research Core is a fee for service, state-of-the-art research core that maximizes the use of impact of contemporary approaches and equipment. The Core's technical focus is on advanced microscopy, live cell imaging and molecular biology. The Core works with users to identify or develop applications best suited for their scientific need, provide training for users in appropriate use of shared instrumentation, and provide consultation in experimental design, data analysis and presentation. User fees help provide support for equipment maintenance and supplies.
The Kilguss Research Institute is a 30,000 square foot facility with 15 laboratories comprising work spaces of as little as one bay to as many as six bays depending on the needs of your research enterprise. We will work with you to determine what your needs are, availability of space, and the cost of leasing space. Office and cubicle space is also available for PIs, postdocs, and graduate students. All lab, office, and cubicle work stations have access to the Internet, the Women & Infants network, digital scanning and color printing.
The Center for Perinatal Biology (CPB) conducts groundbreaking medical research to improve the lives of women and newborns in Rhode Island and beyond. Your support will make a difference in fostering innovative and impactful research, as well as training the next generation of physician scientists. Donate today or consider making a planned gift.