Research Viral Vector Core

 Overview

 

 

 

Research Vector Core

The Research Viral Vector Core (RVC) provides premium GLP recombinant Adeno-Associated Viral Vectors and Lentiviral Vectors for use in basic research and preclinical studies. A part of the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the RVC is dedicated to manufacturing top of the line vectors utilizing a fine tuned downstream process recognized internationally in industrial applications and academia. Capable of providing custom vector constructs at a variety of scales, The Research Vector Core offers state of the art technology and support for investigators interested in conducting viral based gene transfer.

 

Services

  • AAV and LV Vectors (in stock or customized)
  • Vector design and cloning
  • Plasmid amplification
  • Vector Quality Control

 

Leadership

Xueyan Liu | Core Director
267-425-3017
liuxu@email.chop.edu

 

Location and hours of operation

Consultation Hours:                                                                                 Location: 

Wednesday: 9AM -12PM.                                                                       Research Viral Vector Core Lab5100         

Business hours:                                                                                         Colket Translational Research Building   

Monday- Friday: 9AM-5PM                                                                        3501 Civic Center Blvd. Philadelphia 19104 

Appointment is needed prior to walk-in                                      

                                                                                                   

                                          

 

Links and Resources

Links: 

  1. Research Vector Core Website
  2. Vector Service Inquiry
  3. Price List
  4. Inventory
  5. iLab sign up instruction

      
Vector Safety Guidelines:

  1. Biosafety Considerations for Research with Lentiviral Vectors
  2. Viral Vector in Laboratory Animal Research
  3. Biosafety of recombinant adeno-associated virus vectors                                         
   
   

 

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Research Vector Core
RVC Admin
 
267-425-3017
 
RVC@email.chop.edu
 
CTRB Lab5100
 
Danhong Cao
Project Manager
 
215-590-1692
 
caod@email.chop.edu
 
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