Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Neurons R Us Penn Medicine Translational Neuroscience Center (PTNC)

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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

PLEASE NOTE: THE CORE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED AND WILL REOPEN SHORTLY. WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING ANY ORDERS AT THIS TIME.

Please contact the Core at cnscells@pennmedicine.upenn.edu with all inquiries on operations.

 

HIRING:

The core is hiring a Research Specialist B. The Neurons R Us (NRU) Cell Center needs a research specialist who will prepare suspensions of embryonic rodent brain cells and cell cultures for distribution to various investigators University-wide. The candidate is required to have experience with rodent handling (rat and mouse), tissue dissection, as well as basic skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. The candidate will also be involved, as necessary, in daily core operations including communication with other researchers and development of new protocols for cell culture.

https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/HUP/Research-Specialist-B_JR00025976-1