The Core consists of a barrier facility for procedures involving the production and maintenance of genetically modified mouse strains, a tissue culture facility for ES cells, and a molecular laboratory for generating gene targeting constructs and genotyping experiments. The Core is equipped to perform all procedures involving the production and maintenance of genetically modified mice.
Instrumentation includes the following:
- Two injection workstations
- A Nikon stereoscope
- A CO2-incubator
- A laminar flow hood for surgical procedures
- Liquid nitrogen tanks
- A freezer for cryopreservation