Emergency BU Alert Boston University's Charles River and Medical Center Campuses will be closing today, Monday, January 26, 2015 at 5:00 PM and will be closed all day Tuesday, January 27, 2015. All normal academic and administrative activities (e.g. classes, seminars and meetings) that are scheduled to take place after 5:00 PM on Monday are cancelled. When classes resume, they will resume on the regular class schedule. Whether or how classes are to be made up is at the discretion of the faculty member. For detailed information about the Boston University Medical campus, please go to http://www.bu.edu/ehs/comm Please note: Employees in essential services must report as scheduled. Essential services include, but are not limited to, University Police, Public Safety, Emergency Patient Treatment, Facilities Management and Planning, Environmental Health & Safety, University Dining Services, Mail Services, Student Health Services and the University Switchboard. For the very latest information, please go to http://www.bu.edu/today


Links to BU facilities and services:

Animal Research Resource Center

Cellular Imaging Core

Confocal Facility

Experimental Pathology Laboratory Service Core

Flow Cytometry

General Clinical Research Center

Illumina Sequencing Core

Immunohistochemistry Core


Microarray Core

Molecular Genetics Core Facility

Proteomics Core Facility

Pulmonary Center 


Shuttle Bus between Medical and Charles River Campuses

Transgenic/Knockout Mouse Core Facility


Links to outside of BU:

NCBI provides multiple interactive databases, particularly useful for sequence analyses.

DAVID Bioinformatics provides useful resources for analyzing microarray data.

Jackson Labs makes many genetically engineered strains of mice available.

The Trans-NIH Mouse Initiatives site provides useful information about knockout mice.

The International Gene Trap Consortium site provides a searchable database of ES cell lines with genes trapped by insertional mutagenesis.

ATCC makes many cell lines and microbes available.

Protocol Online has a variety of protocols available for free.

ExPASy Life Sciences Directory lists many useful links to databases, software, and web sites.


July 29, 2012
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of BU School of Medicine