Joe Dragavon
Director, Core Facilities and Shared Instrumentation
Research & Innovation Office

Joe has nearly 15 years of experience in core facility operations, including the last nine years as Director of the BioFrontiers Institute’s Advanced Light Microscopy Core. Joe has helped grow the core facilities and shared instrumentation community for CU Boulder. With his broad-reaching understanding of the numerous benefits that centralized resource centers offer to the institution, scientific community and environment, Joe aims to grow the impact of cores within CU’s research enterprise. In addition to directing his facility, Joe promotes community engagement amongst all cores and shared instrumentation centers both within and outside of CU Boulder, leads the Core Facility Assistance Grant and Core Facility Voucher Program and looks to formulate ways to equitably and continually support shared resources to advance research programs. Please reach out to Joe to learn more about core facilities at CU Boulder and throughout the Front Range!