UMass Medical School

Tissue Culture Facility & Custom Media Center

Biotech One, Room 141 & 143

 

TISSUE CULTURE FACILITY

Offers a variety of cell culture support services to all UMASS investigators. These services are also open to non-UMASS investigators.

Our services include:

  • Routine maintenance of cell lines in monolayer and suspension culture
  • Cell production (monolayer, suspension and spinner culture)
  • Preparation of specialized media and buffers for cell culture
  • Preparation of cell stocks for cryopreservation
  • Controlled rate cryopreservation of tissue or cell stocks for higher viability
  • Centralized cell storage in liquid nitrogen
  • Mycoplasma testing

 

CUSTOM MEDIA CENTER

Open to both UMASS and non-UMASS investigators.

Provides custom made microbiological media for bacterial, yeast, C. elegans, and Chlamydamonas research, including both liquid media and agar plates. 

Take a look at our Custom media order forms.

QUESTIONS/ORDERS

Please contact Louise Ohrn (Louise.Ohrn@umassmed.edu, 508-856-3745), the lab manager, for further information.

LOOKING TO ORDER SUPPLIES?

UMASS Medical School investigators only: Tissue Culture & Enzyme Freezer Supply Center