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Research Lab IT Support

Research Data Workflow and Management Support

Consultation for, and facilitation of, research data workflows and data management plans is provided in partnership with the Office for Research, the Structural Biology Facility, and Northwestern IT Research Computing Services. This includes support for data storage, data transfer, data integrity, etc. If you require assistance, please see the information below for examples of the types of support provided.

Northwestern IT, Research Computing Services

Northwestern IT Research Computing Services provides the following services to facilitate the workflow and storage of research data for all researchers. Fees may be required for dedicated support beyond the initial consultations. No fee is necessary for initial consultations and guidance.

Office for Research IT (ORIT)


The Office for Research IT (ORIT) supports security needs and data lifecycle for core facilities. Examples of workflows covered include:

Best practices, scripts, and Standard Operating procedures will be posted at .

ORIT provides direct support for core facilities in University Research Institutes and Centers (URIC’s) and will advise IT departments that support core facilities in Schools.

Structural Biology Facility

Contact: Jason Pattie, Computational Facilities Manager

The Structural Biology Facility provides the following services, on a fee-for-service basis for researchers and core facilities.  Responses to, and fulfillment of, requests are based on availability. Ongoing support and maintenance are subject to availability and require a scope of work agreement. Areas of support offered include the following:


For support, please submit a service request in NUCore.

Last Updated: 17 February 2021

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