NMR - MRI/S

900 MHz 105 mm Bore NMR Magnet

Users Michael Harrington (Huntington Medical Research Institute). left, and Eduard Chekmenev (Vanderbilt University), right , work with staff scientist Victor Schepkin on the 900.

900 MHz 105 mm Bore NMR Magnet

4.7 Tesla 33 cm MRI/S System

Located at AMRIS at our University of Florida campus in Gainesville.

4.7 Tesla 33 cm MRI/S System

Technology Development

We are world leaders in designing and building probes and other NMR-MRI/S instrumentation.

An NMR probe.

High-resolution Imaging

Viewing images obtained with the 4.7 tesla MRI scanner at the Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy Facility at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Viewing images obtained with the 4.7 tesla MRI scanner at the Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy Facility  at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

NMR - MRI/S techniques and instruments are available at two different MagLab facilities in Florida: The NMR-MRI/S Facility at MagLab headquarters near Florida State University in Tallahassee and the Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy Facility (AMRIS) housed within the McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Working in tandem, these facilities combine unique magnets, equipment and expert scientific support with advanced capabilities for technique and instrumentation development. About 20 spectrometers and scanners are available for use with an array of solid state, solution state, MRI/S (animal and human), MR microscopy and diffusion capabilities and techniques.

map of Tallahassee and Gainesville, Florida

 

Our unique instruments include the 900 MHz 105 mm bore magnet — the world's strongest MRI machine — at our FSU location and a 600 MHz, triple-resonance probe at AMRIS that appears to deliver the highest mass sensitivity of any probe at any frequency, enabling natural-products research when sample size is small or limited.

Magnet time is free and allocated on the basis of scientific peer review; we accept proposals throughout the year. While many users conduct their experiments in person, an increasing number also work remotely with the help of our dedicated staff.

HOW TO APPLY

Our magnets are open to all scientists — for free — via a competitive process; we accept proposals throughout the year.

  1. Prepare documentation
    A proposal and prior results report are required.
  2. Create a user profile
    Returning users simply need to log in.
  3. Submit a request online
    Upload files and provide details about the proposed experiment.
  4. Report your results
    By year's end, submit information on publications resulting from your experiment.

Please review the MagLab User Policies and Procedures before submitting your proposal and experiment or contact NMR-MRI/S Facility Director Robert Schurko or AMRIS Facility Director Joanna Long. View User FAQs.

AMRIS

 

Latest Science Highlight


  • Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide from Peat Wetland Ecosystems
    16 May 2022
    Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide from Peat Wetland Ecosystems

    Understanding the organic composition of peat wetland soils can determine whether the carbon sources may be converted into carbon dioxide gas, work that could improve existing climate models and better predict the impact of increasing carbon dioxide to wetland ecosystems.

    Read more...

Featured Publications

Restoration of breathing after drug overdose and spinal cord injuries

M.D. Sunshine, et al., Communications Biology, 4 (1), 1-15 (2021) See Science Highlight or Read online …


HTS NMR Probe Tracks Metabolism Cycles During Insect Dormancy

C. Chen, et al., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS), 118 (1), 603118 (2021) See Science Highlight or Read online …


Using Magnetic Resonance to Probe Lipid Synthesis in Response to Ketogenic Diet

M.S. Muyyarikkandy, et al., The FASEB Journal, 2020;00:1–18 See Science Highlight or Read online …


Deuterium Magnetic Resonance Can Detect Cancer Metabolism by Measuring the Formation of Deuterated Water

R. Mahar, et al., Nature Scientific Reports, 10 (1), 8885 (2020) See Science Highlight or Read online …

See more AMRIS publications

NMR-MRI/S Facility

 

Latest Science Highlight


  • NMR FAIR Data: Phase-Separation Properties of an RNA-Binding Protein
    17 June 2022
    NMR FAIR Data: Phase-Separation Properties of an RNA-Binding Protein

    Evolutionary biologists reused FAIR data generated at the MagLab's NMR facility to model an RNA-binding protein in mammals dating back 160 million years and to explore how evolution and natural selection have influenced the structure of the protein. Their work suggests new strategies for improving our understanding of this protein, which could lead to improved therapies for neurodegenerative diseases like ALS.

    Read more...

Featured Publications

NMR FAIR Data - Effects of Natural Selection on the Phase-Separation Properties of an RNA-Binding Protein in Mammals

P. Dasmeh, et al.,Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2021, Vol 38 (3), 940–951 See Science Highlight or Read online …

 
Understanding How Fungi Build Their Cell Walls for Protection

A. Chakraborty, et al.,Nature Communications, 12, 6346 (2021) See Science Highlight or Read online …

 
A New Method for Understanding Dynamic Nuclear Polarization

Q. Stern, et al.,Science Advances, 7 (18), eabf5735 (2021) See Science Highlight or Read online …

 
Structure of Boron-Based Catalysts from 11B Solid-State NMR at 35.2T

R.W. Dorn, American Chemical Society Catalysis, 10, 13852-13866 (2020) See Science Highlight or Read online …

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For more information

 

Contact NMR-MRI/S Facility Director Robert Schurko or AMRIS Facility Director Joanna Long or Fellow users who are experts on the use of NMR-MRI/S Facility.

Last modified on 17 June 2022