Neurons R Us Culture Service Center
Welcome to the PTNC Neurons R Us Culture Service Center!
Neurons R Us (NRU) is a service center provided by the Penn Medicine Translational Neuroscience Center (PTNC) at the University of Pennsylvania. The NRU has been supplying neurons for research to the Penn community for over 25 years.
Advantages of buying from us
- Low cost
- On campus
- Mouse and rat
- Hippocampus and cortex
- Provided in suspensions or plates
- Expert advice and troubleshooting
- "Made to order" cultures upon request, e.g. transgenics, other strains
Announcement - New Forms!
The NRU is now using online forms for orders. There are separate forms for single orders and standing orders. Orders must be placed at least 3 weeks in advance in order to guarantee fulfillment of your request and to receive regular pricing. Standing Orders should be a minimum for 3 months, otherwise, please use the single request form. All forms can be found in the Ordering Info & Forms tab. EMAIL ORDERS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED. For non-Penn users, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for links to the forms. Thank you.
New Processes and Pricing for FY19
New Price List Effective September 1, 2018
August 8, 2018
New pricing will be in effect for September 1, 2018. Please click on the Price List tab for more information. Off Campus Users should email the director for pricing information.
New Forms for FY19
The NRU will no longer be accepting emailed orders. All non-custom order requests must be submitted using one of the two forms posted on our website. Please see the Ordering Info & Forms tab for more information and access to the forms. All dissections and custom order requests should be emailed to the director. For Off Campus users, please email email@example.com for access to the forms.