University of Southern California



CORES- Core Ordering and Reporting Enterprise System

CORES supports reservation, tracking, billing and payment for services and goods supplied by core labs and other research recharge centers. Once users are set up, any core-related charges for products and services can be tracked, reviewed, billed and paid by using CORES on the web.

Login to CORES:
For login in assistance, contact or call 213-740-6709

Additional Information:
CORES FAQ – top questions
Quick Guides
Training Videos
Vanderbilt CORES Website

Recharge Centers using the system:

Recharge Center Short Name
Animal Core AC
Bioreagent and Cell Culture Core Bioreagent
USC Norris Cell and Imaging Cell and Imaging
Center for Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis CEMMA
The Choi Family Therapeutic Screening Facility CFTSF
Circulating Tumor Cell Research Core Circulating Tumor Cell
Cancer Center Photocopy Core Copier
Photonics Center CPT
Cancer Research Informatics Core CRIC
Department of Animal Resources DAR
Molecular Genomics / DNA Oligo DNA Oligo Core
Molecular Genomics / DNA Sequencing DNA Sequencing Core
Molecular Genomics/Genomics Genomics
Flow Cytometry Core FCCF
Geographic Information Systems Laboratory SSI Services
Cancer Center Glassware Glassware
Histology Laboratory Histology
Immune Monitoring Core IM
USC Imaging Core Imaging
Metabolic Assay Core for USC Diabetes and Obesity Research MAC
Viterbi Machine Shop MACH
Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) Support Core MCB
Molecular Genomics / Methylation Methylation Core
USC Center of Excellence for Molecular Characterization Molecular Chrctrztn
Transgenic/ Knockout Rodent Core Facility Mouse Core
Multi-Photon Microscopy Core Multiphoton Micro
Nano Biophysics Core Nano Biophysics
NCCC Bioinformatics Core NCCC bioinfo
Next Generation Sequencing Core Next Generation Sequencin
Non-Parenchymal Liver Cell Core NPLCC
Proteomics Core Facility Pro Core
Translational Pathology Slide Tissue Slide Retrieval
Molecular Imaging Center – Small Animal Imaging Small Animal Imaging
Stem Cell Core (Shared Resources) USC SCC – Services
Stem Cell Core (Training) USC SCC – Training
Translational Imaging Center TIC
Translational Pathology Soft Tissue TPCF/ATA
Translational Research Laboratory TRLab
UPC Genome & Cytometry Core UPC Genome Core
Video Tracking Core VTC

COMMENTS/SUGGESTIONS: We encourage and value comments and/or suggestions provided by USC end-users. CORES is an open-software application developed and maintained by Vanderbilt University. Any comments/suggestions received by the Office of Research will be forwarded to Vanderbilt for their appraisal.
Submit your comments to:, with the subject line: “CORES Comment