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News Around the RRC

RRC is currently in middle of transitioning to a new centralized billing system called UICore for most of its facilities. UICore access is granted via If you already have an account in mydata, please visit to learn more about new system. For more, email

The CBC Proteomics Summer workshop will be held at UIC July 22-26 2013. Limited slots available so interested parties should RSVP to Corinna Kitcharoen ( as soon as possible!

RRC offers departments the opportunity to defray some of their instrument costs by participating in a shared equipment program. For more details, see: Policy on Research Resources Center (RRC) Oversight of Non-RRC Equipment

UIC News (Jan 25, 2012): "A closer look, down to the last atom". Check out the RRC Wiki page for more on our new JEOL JEM-ARM200CF scanning electron transmission microscope.

DNA Services (DNAS) qPCR Facility @ MBRB - We now have an Applied Biosystems ViiA7 QPCR in the Molecular Biology Research Building (MBRB), room 3360. Web links, contact information and other details are available on our downloadable flyer (PDF).

Core Genomics Facility - New analytical platform for genomics studies- MassARRAY Analyzer 4 system from Sequenom. The system supports SNP genotyping, somatic mutations and copy number analysis, quantitative gene expression and methylation analysis.

Xenogen IVIS Spectrum imaging facility - The IVIS Spectrum enables non-invasive optical imaging in live mice or cell culture using quantitative detection of either bioluminescent or fluorescent reporters. For more information: Transgenic Production Service (TPS) Wiki

SPOT Culture Kit is available for purchase. The SPOT culture kit serves to prepare primary cultures of rodent hippocampal or cortical neurons from a cryopreserved preparation provided with the kit.

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updated on: Mon Apr 21 13:17:15 2014