• NMRFAM Service Spectroscopy

Request NMRFAM Service Spectroscopy

NMRFAM would be happy to receive requests from scientists to collect routine NMR spectra, analyze the data, and provide their experimental results in electronic or paper format in order to advance their research projects.

NMRFAM's experienced scientific staff can assist you with your research in the following ways

  • Processing of your samples and collecting data will be assigned to one or more staff members who will guide your request to completion.
  • Staff are available for consultation on experiment design and training in data acquisition and processing if you decide you want to learn to collect your own data in the future.

Important points for requestors of NMRFAM service spectroscopy

  • Samples must be provided to NMRFAM in NMR tubes and samples for natural abundance 13C must be at high concentration. Frequently Asked Questions
  • You will be charged $50/hour for NMRFAM staff fees in addition to the per hour fee for spectrometer time. Your PI will receive an invoice that must be paid within 30 days. Spectrometers and Fees
  • NMRFAM sponsor acknowledgements must be included in the acknowledgements portion of any publications resulting from data obtained through NMRFAM. Acknowledgement Statement
  • To request service, complete the NMRFAM Service Spectroscopy / Service Time Request Form and bring the completed form when samples are submitted.

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Biochemistry 800 - Practical Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Theory 

Biochemistry 801 - Biochemical Applications of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance 

"The Future of NMR-Based Metabolomics, Current Opinion in Biotechnology (2017), pp. 34-40

Documents on the use of the Bruker-Axs Nanostar,SAXS instrument and analysis of SAXS data are now available.

NMRFAM-SPARKY Distribution - the popular NMR analysis program SPARKY recompiled (including updated python and Tcl/Tk) with incorporation of PINE-Sparky, enhancements to import/export to the structural analysis program CYANA, and other useful python extensions.

ADAPT-NMR Enhancer: Complete Package for Reduced Dimensionality in Protein NMR Spectroscopy

RNA-PAIRS: RNA Probabilistic Assignment of Imino Resonance Shifts

PACSY, a Relational Database Management System for Protein Structure and Chemical Shift Analysis 


Donate to NMRFAM. US tax-deductible donation can be made to NMRFAM
Please write check payable to "UW Foundation, Account 112152802"  
And mail to: 
Attn: Sarah Lynn Traver Saunders
Associate Administrative Program Specialist 
University of Wisconsin-Madison 
433 Babcock Drive 
Madison, WI 53706 
Tel: 608-265-2507 or email 


1st: Lai Bergeman 
Rm 171; Phone 262-3173

2nd: Milo Westler
Rm B160; Phone 263-9599

3rd: Paulo F. Cobra
Rm B224; Phone 265-3303

4th: Marco Tonelli
Rm B160; Phone 263-9493

5th: John Markley
Rm 171A; Phone 263-9349

We welcome your questions and feedback!

NMRFAM Established 1987