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 - Holiday Schedules
The NRU will be distributing cells Thanksgiving week, the week of November 18.
The NRU will not be distributing cells the weeks of December 23rd (recess week) and the week of December 30th. The NRU will resume cell orders the week of January 6, 2019.
New Processes and Pricing for FY19
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for access to the forms.
Advanced Ordering Required
August 8, 2018
The NRU is requesting that all orders now be submitted 3 weeks in advance. Orders placed with less than 3 weeks notice are considered "walk-in" and are subject to higher prices. Please see the Price List tab for more information.