Research Core Services

The Lerner Research Institute's Core Services seek to facilitate and advance research throughout Cleveland Clinic by providing technologies that support basic, translational, and clinical research.

Research Cores

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Cell Culture Core


An 8'x10' warm room

The Cell Culture Core is equipped with a 37°C 8'x10' walk in warm room which can accommodate large scale roller bottle cultures. The core can grow cells in either 850cm2 or 1760cm2 roller bottles. Both suspension and monolayer cells can be grown successfully in this type of room.

Countess® Automated Cell Counter

The Countess® Automated Cell Counter from Invitrogen offers easy and accurate cell counting and viability counts. The counter uses trypan blue staining combined with a sophisticated image analysis algorithm to produce accurate cell and viability counts in just 30 seconds.

Multiskan FC

The Multiskan FC from Thermo Scientific is a high-quality filter-based microplate photometer. It is used to measure absorbance from appropriate 96 or 384-well plate formats in the wavelength range of 340 to 850nm.

Roller Bottle machine

A Roller Bottle machine able to accommodate the cultures of 200+ roller bottles.