NIML Facilities

The NIML is located within the Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) at University of Idaho.
IRIC Room 120 Wet / dry lab. Seating for up to 12 students. Sink and drain for wet-lab experiments. 2 iMac imaging workstations w 32 GB RAM. 2 high performance PCs (40 core / 296 GB ram and 8 core 64 GB ram).
IRIC 220k BSL2 Tissue testing lab. Biosafety level 2 certified with two Class II, Type A2 biosafety cabinets.
IRIC 115 Fabrication lab. Seating for two students and common working space. Electronics workbench. Ultimaker 3D printer and supplies.
IRIC 125 Visiting Scientist / Post-doctoral Fellow office. Seating for two.
IRIC 1st floor workstation / study area for students. Seating for up to two students. 8 high-resolution monitors. One PC workstation.
IRIC 105 meeting room with seating for 18 and high-resolution large format monitor.


The NIML within the Department of Biological Engineering is located in the Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) room 120 at the University of Idaho. Click here for NIML visitor information (parking / directions).

The IRIC building hosts discovery-based or interdisciplinary research across a broad spectrum of science, engineering and other disciplines. It is the university’s premier research facility and the showcase for a crossroads of advanced idea-generation and research addressing a constantly changing array of problems facing the world today.

Street Address

975 W. 6th St. MS1122 Moscow, ID 83844-1122

Mailing Address

Attn: Bryn Martin / NIML

IRIC room 120

875 Perimeter Dr. MS1122

Moscow, ID 83844-1122


  • IRIC Room 120F and 1/2 120G: Wet / dry lab
  • IRIC Room 220k: BSL2 tissue testing and imaging lab
  • IRIC Room 120G: 4 desks
  • IRIC Room 111: Fabrication lab
  • IRIC Room 118: Visiting scientist / Post-doctoral fellow offices
  • IRIC 1st floor: workstation study space

Meeting Spaces

Multiple meeting spaces are available to NIML researchers and collaborators.

  • IRIC Room 105 (15 seat meeting space)
  • IRIC Room 305 (30+ seat meeting space)

Biosafety and fume hoods

  • 2 Labgard ES, Class II, Type A2 Biosafety cabinets
  • 2 Supreme Air LV, Fume hoods


  • 2 iMac imaging workstations with 32 GB ram and OsiriX MD software
  • Dell Precision, Tower 7810, 196 GB ram, 40 cores, Tekplot, Ansys Fluent 18.0 +
  • High-performance PC with GPU for graphics processing
  • 1 PC solid modeling workstation with SolidWorks

Rapid Prototyping

Optical Imaging

  • Bausch & Lomb Stereozoom 7 Dissecting Scope, Tag No. D542835
  • Bausch & Lomb Light Source for Stereozoom 7 Scope, Tag No. D590704
  • Nikon Binocular Microscope (SN 205232), Tag No. D526477
  • Wolfe Dissecting Scope (SN 761591), Tag No. D542676


  • Oculus VR Head Mounted Display, touch sensors and spatial sensor
  • National Instruments DAQ USB-6363, 16-bit, 2.0 MS/s