New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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Core Resources, Services, and Facilities

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.

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Core Resources

  • Animal Model Core-Comparative Orthopedic Lab

    The Animal Model Core-Comparative Orthopedic Lab at Penn Vet New Bolton Venter is an ecosystem for medical translation and multidisciplinary collaboration. It is a bridge supporting the continuum from discovery to invention to innovation in medical translation across a broad range of disciplines in the medical field, from orthopedics and trauma to infection and cardiovascular research.

    The core currently supports a large number of research consortia at the University of Pennsylvania and outside of Penn. We develop and refine animal models (rodent, rabbit, sheep, goat, pig, minipig, and horse), with a particular interest in model optimization towards clinical relevance, scientific rigor, and reproducibility. As clinicians and translational scientists, we have the familiarity of working with multiple species in a clinical and experimental setting.

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  • 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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  • Extracellular Vesicle Core

    Located in the Rosenthal Building at Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet), the Extracellular Vesicle (EV) Core Facility provides comprehensive or selected services in the necessary isolation, quantification and characterization of EVs.

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  • Flow Cytometry Core

    Penn Cytomics & Cell Sorting Shared Resource Laboratory (SRL) supports several cytometers on the third floor in the Hill Pavilion. Trained users can also take advantage of 35+ cytometers (analyzers, cell sorters, tissue/cell prep instrumentation) spread across approximately 10 nearby satellite locations on Penn’s campus.

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  • 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.

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  • Transgenic Mouse Core

    The Transgenic Mouse Core located in the School of Veterinary Medicine is a state-of-the-art fee-for-service facility that offers a full line of embryological manipulation services, focused on, but not limited to, murine model systems.  These services primarily enable the generation of genetically modified murine models, as well as experimental research in germ cell function and early embryonic development..

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