Capabilities

Capabilities

Partner with the HTRL

The HTRL is able to offer many biological services to researchers that are interested in conducting experiments here. These resources include:

  • Electroporation
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography
  • Inverted and Epi-fluorescence microscopy
  • Imaging System
  • Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting
  • Immunospot Analyzer
  • Protein Purification System
  • PCR cyclers
  • Ultracentrifuges
  • Aerobiology

Germ-Free custom made Class III BSC ( Glove Box)

  • HEPA filter exhaust and supply
  • 3 HEPA filtration steps

CH Technology aerosol generator

  • Collision Nebulizer
  • Mouse and Guinea Pig holding tubes
  • Integrated plethysmography

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ARIC

The Animal Research Immunology Core (ARIC) offers professional services (fee-based) for infectious disease studies, with an emphasis on those organisms requiring specialized biocontainment facilities.

Animal Research Immunology Core (ARIC)
ARIC provides facilities and services to study microbial pathogenesis and to test new therapies against infectious diseases, including infectious disease research whose goals include the development of novel therapeutics, vaccines and diagnostic tools.

The ARIC strives to conduct animal research that is both safe and humane. The research and care of animals are overseen and approved by several groups at the University of Chicago: the Animal Resource Center , the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). The Animal Resource Center is also AAALAC accredited. For more information, click here