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Centers and institutes serve as hubs of collaboration in areas as diverse as microbiology and papermaking. As innovative and interdisciplinary forums for trailblazing ideas, they allow scholars from across the university to tackle problems and make lasting contributions to the world’s body of knowledge.


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182 Centers & Institutes

  • The Adult Clinical Research Center (CRC) is a comprehensive center that supports clinical and translational research throughout Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The CRC provides access to highly trained and dedicated research staff with expertise in Phase I–V clinical trials. The CRC is a key component in the school’s efforts to promote medical research and the rapid development of new therapeutic products and healthcare solutions.

    125 Paterson Street

    New Brunswick, NJ 08901


  • The AIDS Policy Research Group (ARG) is a health services research program that began in 1987. The emergence of HIV disease has challenged the health care system in many ways and offers an important case study in health policy and health services delivery. A guiding principle of ARG is evidence-based scientific research that has practical relevance and has a direct impact on decisions made by policymakers for HIV treatment and care.

    112 Paterson Street, 3rd Floor

    New Brunswick, NJ 08901


  • The Rutgers Air Pollution Training Program (RAPTP) has been providing air pollution training to federal, state, and local air pollution agencies and private sector personnel since the 1950s. Housed within the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Department of Environmental Sciences, RAPTP maintains a state-of-art training facility that includes two classrooms and a well-equipped laboratory with source and ambient monitoring and sampling instrumentation.

    14 College Farm Road

    New Brunswick, NJ 08901


  • The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study for Jewish Life is committed to academic excellence and fostering scholarly exchange, and connects the university with the community through its public lectures, Jewish Film Festival Jewish communal initiatives, cultural events, and teacher training. Part of the School of Arts and Sciences, the center offers a wide range of programs for students and seminars for faculty.

  • The Aresty Research Center supports undergraduate research at Rutgers University. Undergraduates have the opportunity to explore the process of research, as well as connect with faculty mentors and projects that aid in defining their research goals. Aresty increases participation in undergraduate research among underrepresented groups and first-generation college students and facilitates mentoring relationships between faculty and students leading to engaged scholarship.

    169 College Avenue

    New Brunswick, NJ 08901


  • The Asian American Cultural Center (AACC) is a department within the Division of Student Affairs that supports the university’s core mission to foster an educational climate based on diversity and inclusiveness. The AACC offers a myriad of social, cultural, and educational opportunities designed to promote, respect, and embrace the unique histories and cultural identities within the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) diaspora.

    49 Joyce Kilmer Avenue

    Piscataway, NJ 08854


  • The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities is New Jersey's federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and is part of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Department of Pediatrics. The Boggs Center emphasizes a community-based, lifespan approach to meeting the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The center provides community and student training and technical assistance, conducts research, and disseminates information and educational materials.

    335 George Street, 3rd Floor

    New Brunswick, NJ 08901


    Contact Deborah M. Spitalnik



  • The goal of the Brain Health Institute is to develop neuroscience at Rutgers to become a highly translational and internationally preeminent research enterprise. New tools are transforming neuroscience, and these afford an unprecedented opportunity to create new treatments for central nervous system disorders. BHI is a growing interdisciplinary institute consisting of more than 250 principal investigators with neuroscience laboratories across campuses at Rutgers and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.

    683 Hoes Lane West, Office 259A

    Piscataway, NJ 08854


    Contact Gary Aston-Jones


  • The Cardiovascular Research Institute, a unit of the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine within New Jersey Medical School, is uncovering the causes of, and developing new treatments for, cardiovascular disease and heart failure. By applying advanced technologies in cellular and molecular biology, molecular genetics, genomics, and proteomics, the institute focuses on identifying specific proteins and molecular pathways responsible for cardiac disease and applies this knowledge to the development of novel approaches in cardiac disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management.

    185 South Orange Avenue

    Newark, NJ 07101


  • The Catalyst Manufacturing Science and Engineering Center promotes innovative research in the manufacturing of catalysts and educates undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in theoretical tools and engineering applications. The center develops new technologies for efficient catalyst manufacturing and provides research, development, and education resources for industry.


    98 Brett Road

    Piscataway, NJ 08854

    Contact Benjamin J. Glasser