3D Printing & Machining

The Engineering Machine Shop provides support for 3D printing and other machining needs. Fees may apply.

Data Center Space

Data center space is available to meet the needs of campus researchers.


Galaxy is an open, web-based platform for accessible, reproducible, and transparent computational biomedical research.

GitLab Research & Academic

GitLab Research & Academic is a web-based Git repository manager for the UI research and academic communities to save source code and assist with change management efforts related to software development.

High Performance Computing

Also known as: 
High performance computing (HPC) accelerates the process of discovery for research that involves computationally-intensive problems.

Interactive Data Analytics Service (IDAS)

The Interactive Data Analytics Service supports large-scale and collaborative data analytics using interactive tools such as RStudio, Jupyter Notebook, and JupyterLab.

Iowa Health Data Resource Data Enclave

The Iowa Health Data Resource Data Enclave is a storage service for researchers to analyze clinical data from University of Iowa Health Care on the Argon and Interactive Data Analytics Service (IDAS) high performance computing systems.

Office 365 GCC High

This service is for researchers who have contracts that require compliant email (contracts that specifically mention NIST or ITAR compliance, for example).

Research Remote Desktop Service

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The Research Remote Desktop Service (RRDS) provides a Windows virtual desktop environment through which users can remotely access research data and pre-installed analysis software.


The SBGrid Consortium is a group that maintains an extensive set of applications to support structural biology research.

Secure Device Service for NIST-regulated Projects

The Secure Device Service is designed to simplify meeting the NIST 800-171 regulations for research project computer security by providing pre-setup, secured laptops or workstations managed by ITS.

UI BioShare

UI BioShare provides researchers access to a single software application to manage and house both research subject and sample data. It allows for lab/repository privacy and security while providing a single location for prospective collaborators.