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HSCI iPS Core Facility

About the HSCI iPS Core Facility

Disease-specific iPS cell lines make it possible to study the mechanisms of disease. The HSCI iPS core facility operates on a fee-for-service basis to provide investigators with customized iPS derivation and genome editing based on the latest stem cell technologies.

The HSCI iPS core facility offers three non-integrating technologies for reprogramming of a variety of somatic cell types:

  • Sendai virus,
  • miRNA, and
  • modified mRNA episomal vector.

The facility also generates genome-engineered hESC or hiPS lines. They offer TALEN or CRISPR genome editing technologies to generate knock-out or knock-in lines for repair or introduction of mutations.

All HSCI iPS core facility services are available to the global research community.

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