About the Research Cores Unit (RCU) of EPA's National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
What We Do
The Research Cores Unit (RCU) conducts research to develop and apply methods for enhancing analytical detection, and assessment and analysis of data. Scientists provide support to health and environmental laboratory research projects through the development and application of analytical chemistry, genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics. RCU also serves as a resource to aid in the integration of technologies and data throughout the NHEERL research program.
Russell Owen, Director