PID Core Facilities

Animal Core

  • Provide assistance with issues related to animal handling, husbandry, and genotyping
  • Breeding and acting as a center for coordination of rodent sharing
  • Offer proper techniques, proper guidelines and experimental conditions for the use of rodent models
  • Offer technical support for and expertise in, mammary-specific and general surgical procedures
  • Available to perform procedures in infectious disease models on the BUMC campus
  • Serve as a center for coordination of tissue sharing among investigators

Cell Core

  • Serve as a center for coordination of cell and bacterial line sharing among investigators