Research Core Services
Cell Culture Core
The Cell Services Core provides services related to cell culture, preparation of cell media and solutions, and glassware washing and sterilization. The facility strives to provide services that are efficient, convenient, and cost effective to investigators. The core can provide researchers with large quantities of monolayer and suspension cells, and has facilities for specialized cell culture such as spinner and roller bottle culture, insect cell culture, and EBV transformations. The core also has a mycoplasma and quarantine facility and offers mycoplasma testing on a regular basis. Cell culture training can be arranged for new employees.
The Media production lab is a convenient and economical service with outstanding quality control. The core prepares all media in house and can also accommodate custom orders. A wide variety of bacteriological prepared media is available also.
The Glasswash facility handles washing and sterilization of all types of glassware for all labs in the LRI. The facility maintains a variety of sterile laboratory glassware and pipettes in a common storage area. Glassware cabinets are replenished on all floors daily. Custom autoclaving needs can be easily accommodated.