Human Genetics Program

Cell Culture Core

The purpose of the Cell Culture Core Facility is to provide cultured cell lines and isolated DNA to AECOM investigators and collaborators to enhance their research efforts on genetic diseases and other disorders at reduced effort and cost. The Cell Culture Core Facility has three laminar flow bio-safety cabinets, four tissue culture incubators and eight large liquid nitrogen storage units for cell repository. This facility provides the following services for investigators:

  • Epstein Barr Virus-transformed human B-lymphoblastoid cell lines with a greater than 90% success rate
  • Genomic DNA and total RNA isolation from whole blood, buccal cells and cultured cell lines
  • Whole genome amplification
  • Generation of hamster-human somatic cell hybrid cell lines
  • Thawing and culture of frozen cell lines
  • Cell repository
  • Shipment of cell lines and dna

If you would like more information or have questions, please contact us.

Location: Ullmann 711

 

Director

Jidong Shan Ph.D. 

Email: jidong.shan@einstein.yu.edu 

Phone: 718.430.2885

Fax: 718.430.8778

Jidong 

Technician

Debbie Lewis B.S 

Email: dlewis@einstein.yu.edu 

Phone: 718.430.2848

Debbie 

Technician

Sandra Perez B.S. 

Email: saperez@einstein.yu.edu 

Phone: 718.430.2848

Sandra 

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