Center for Skeletal Research

Research Cores:

Imaging and Biomechanical Testing Services

Histology & Histomorphometry Services

Bone Cells Services

Cell Signaling Assay Services

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Publication Acknowledgement:

Please acknowledge the Center for Skeletal Research Core (NIH P30 AR066261) in any publications that result from the use of our core services.

News and Upcoming Events



Submission deadline is Tuesday, December 20th, 2016, at 5pm. One grant will be funded up to $30,000 (direct costs) for a one-year period.

For more details, go to CSR Clinical P&F

2016-12-09 - Bone Workshop Lecture Series - Dec. 9, 2016 :

“A novel human skeletal dysplasia caused by a microRNA gene mutation” Presented by Tatsuya Kobayashi, Ph.D., M.D. and

“Wnt/Planar Cell Polarity signaling regulates skeletal development” Presented by Kun Yang, Ph.D.

For more details, go to: Announcement or Calendar

2016-10-31 - CSR Monthly Newsletter:

2016-10-26 - Announcement: :

Tenure-Track Position, Mineralized Tissue Biology NIDCR, NIH-Bethesda, MD

A tenure track position is available for a highly motivated and creative researcher in the broad area of bone, cartilage, or tooth biology to establish an independent research program at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH.

More details are available at: NIH Intramural Website or see NIH Announcement

2016-02-23 - Exciting news for Junior Investigators!!:

The Center for Skeletal Research (CSR) will provide core services at a reduced rate to Junior Faculty members awarded NIH grants such as K01, K08, R03, or R21 and who have not been the PI or co-PI on an R01 grant or equivalent. Core fees will be reduced to 50% that of other P30 users. To be considered for this fee reduction and to become a CSR member, go to Become a member