Facilities and Resources

Research centers

Study the life forms of southwest Missouri in this unique facility maintained by Missouri State in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Conservation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Conduct advanced research on areas including neurological pathology, bioactivity of natural products and more in this state-of-the-art lab at the Jordan Valley Innovation Center.
Through Missouri State’s affiliation with this field station in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, you can take summer marine biology courses on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and learn about coastal and marine biodiversity, ecology, and sustainability.
Access this unique resource, which includes over 100,000 catalogued and preserved plant specimens for use in the study of plant taxonomy, environmental science, plant genetics and more.

Learn through experience

In addition to our research centers, you’ll have access to special equipment and facilities, including:

  • DNA sequencer
  • Gamma counter
  • V/VIS and AA spectrophotometers
  • Gas analyzers
  • Affinity chromatography with monitor and faction collectors
  • Microplate readers
  • Ultracentrifuges
  • Microscopy equipment
  • Vivarium
  • Greenhouse

Access the complete list of instrumentation available for students and faculty in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences.