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Core Resources, Services,

& Facilities


The Philadelphia campus of Penn Vet includes the School's oldest and newest buildings; from the Old Vet Quadrangle Building, built in 1912, to the Vernon and Shirley Hill Pavilion, which opened in 2006, our buildings reflect our tradition of excellence and our connection to the future of veterinary medicine.

Our research facilities include state-of-the-art laboratories on both Philadelphia and Kennett Square campuses, and offers researchers throughout the University of Pennsylvania the opportunity to use highly specialized technology, and benefit from the expertise of world-class pathologists.


Transgenic Services

The Center for Animal Transgenesis & Germ Cell Research provides an array of embryological services for the generation and preservation of genetically engineered transgenic and gene knockout mice on a fee-for-service basis. Our facility is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and is supported by fully trained personnel and is located in a barrier, pathogen free small animal facility that is accredited by Association for Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) and supervised by trained veterinarians.


PSC-CORL

The ​Preclinical Service Core at Penn Vet New Bolton Center helps to accelerate translational and product development programs for medical devices, surgical procedures and therapeutics. Our value proposition anchors on taking advantage of core competencies and experience of Penn Vet's internationally renowned scientists, veterinarians and surgeons combined with over a decade of business experience and trust with industry.


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Core Resources


Penn Vet Imaging Core

  • The Penn Vet Imaging Core (PVIC) was established to provide access to cutting-edge hydrogel, Penn Vet Imagingoptical imaging capabilities for the University of Pennsylvania, Children's Hospital, and Wistar Institute biological and biomedical research communities. The PVIC includes three confocal microscopes and a widefield TIRF microscope, each of which is configured for intravital, live cell and fixed specimen imaging. The Core Director and Manager have over 50 years of combined imaging experience and are focused on making this technology accessible to all labs, regardless of prior level of experience.
  • Learn more about the Penn Vet Imaging Core...

Comparative Pathology Core

  • Penn Vet Comparative pathology, lungThe Comparative Pathology Core at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine aims to provide the expertise of our board-certified veterinary pathologists to support investigators utilizing animal models to study disease.
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Flow Cytometry Core

  • The flow cytometry core housing our two units is located on the third floor of the Hill Pavilion and jointly managed under the School of Medicine Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Resource Laboratory (FCCSRL).
  • Learn more about the Flow Cytometry Satellite...