Rippel Mouse ES Cells and Transgenics Facility

Room E18-218
Ph. 617-452-3658
FAX 617-324-3912

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This shared resource of the Koch Institute provides fee-for-service support to all MIT investigators who utilize novel mouse models to study human diseases such as cancer.  

Service Areas Include:

  • Embryonic Stem Cell Culture - gene targeting, assistance with vector design, importation and testing of lines from outside sources, generation of feeders and more.
  • Microinjection - mouse ES cells into blastocysts, DNA into pronucleus of fertilized mouse eggs, and lentivirus into fertilized eggs.
  • Repository of Reagent Mice - containing Cre, Flp, EGFP, Luciferase, LacZ and other useful strains.

Services are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis after approval. Please read the core facilty guidelines and use the online forms to get started.

Questions pertaining to our services? Please email the Facility Director, Aurora Burds Connor.

In addition to the funding provided to the Koch Institute by a grant from the National Cancer Institute for CORE Facilities, the we are also supported by the Fanny E. Rippel Foundation and by a grant from the National Institutes of Health to the Cell Migration Consortium.

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updated 5/18/08
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