Centers & Institutes
We provide administrative support for these University-wide, research-focused centers and institutes.
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)
CIDRAP provides advice, information, and analysis on the prevention, control, and treatment of targeted infectious diseases and in public health preparedness.
Center for Transportation Studies
The Center for Transportation Studies convenes diverse communities to move innovative transportation solutions from research to reality.
Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences
The Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences joins centers across the University to support interdisciplinary research at the intersection of life sciences, law, and policy.
Food Protection and Defense Institute
The Food Protection and Defense Institute protects the global food supply through research, education, and the delivery of innovative solutions, addressing vulnerabilities of the global food system through a comprehensive, farm-to-table view.
The University of Minnesota Genomics Center provides genomic technologies and services for researchers and clinicians at the U of M, and for external academic and industry scientists throughout the United States and internationally.
The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota
The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, located in Austin, MN, contributes to the development of new prevention and treatment therapies for cancer and other chronic diseases.
Institute on the Environment
The Institute on the Environment tackles Earth's most pressing environmental problems by conducting transformative research and building world-changing partnerships.
Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation (ISRDI)
ISRDI is an interdisciplinary research institute made up of four centers (IPUMS, Minnesota Population Center, Life Course Center, and Minnesota Research Data Center) that advance knowledge of societies and populations across time and space, including economic and demographic behavior, health, well-being, and human-environment interactions.
Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
The Minnesota Supercomputing Institute provides supercomputing resources and user support to faculty and students at the University.
University of Minnesota Informatics Institute
The University of Minnesota Informatics Institute fosters data-intensive research in several fields and aims to identify education and research infrastructure needs. It also houses U-Spatial, a resource for geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, and spatial computing across the U of M.
University of Minnesota Press
The University of Minnesota Press publishes groundbreaking work in social and cultural thought, critical theory, race and ethnic studies, urbanism, feminist criticism, and media studies.