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Tissue Culture Core

We offer two rooms dedicated to tissue culture work, each containing:

  • Certified BSL-2 rated biosafety cabinets
  • Laminar flow hoods
  • Centrifuge/Microcentrifuge
  • Water baths
  • Millipore 18W water
  • Microscope (s)
  • Thermo/Shandon Cytospin 4 (room B300)
  • BioRad TC20 Automated Cell Counter
  • Space for project storage
  • Refrigeration/Freezer project storage

The tissue culture rooms are checked, cleaned and monitored daily by dedicated core personnel. 

Scheduling of equipment is arranged through our online software iLabs  (https://my.ilabsolutions.com/account/login)

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The monthly rate for this core is based upon a flat fee, the amount of use is independent of the fee. ($278.25/month).

If you are working with human cell lines, potentially dangerous materials, you will need to provide proof of the appropriate training prior to use of the core facility. 

Site specific training for the core will be provided.  This will familiarize the user with the equipment and materials they may require to effectively work in the core.

If you have any questions or concerns with equipment, please contact the facilities manager in B442, or by email @ rupph@msu.edu, or by phone @ 517-884-8023.