Research Technology Support Facility
Alert - Facility Renovation
The RTSF Mass Spectrometry and Metabolomics Core has temporarily moved to room 116 on the first floor in the Biochemistry building to allow for renovation of our basement facility space. Core operations will continue as normal in room 116 until the basement renovations are completed.More Information
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Operations Have Resumed in RTSF CoresREAD MORE
U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin tours MSU plant science research facilities
Elissa Slotkin, who serves Michigan’s 8th district in the U.S. House of Representatives, visited the Michigan State University campus May 21 to tour plant science research facilities and the MSU Music Building.READ MORE
Big Science Requires Big Tools
The Research Technology Support Facility (RTSF) at Michigan State University is a collection of five analytical facilities which provide the fundamental tools for modern life science research.
The complexities and costs of the tools involved in 21st century science require a full-time staff focused on the understanding and maintaining the instruments. These research tools are part of a hub of facilities connecting research in diverse areas of science.
Making MSU Research More Efficient
Consolidating these tools into the RTSF allows for specially trained staff to provide researchers with sophisticated analyses.
The expertise and protocols needed for next-generation bio-analysis are complex and changing almost daily. MSU researchers will enjoy the efficiency of having RTSF focus on understanding the equipment. As a central resource, we keep current with the latest developments and provide the edge needed for MSU researchers.