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Cell Preparation and Analysis Core

The Cell Preparation and Analysis Core provides essential and emerging technologies in hematology and relevant training for junior investigators, thus considerably increasing research efficiency, reducing expense, and saving valuable investigator time to achieve better advancement of hematologic research.

In Vitro Hematopoiesis Assays

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The Core will provide free training and cost-recovery-based services for in vitro assays of hematopoietic cells including liquid cultures for differentiation down specific hematopoietic lineages as well as clonogenic assays in semisolid medium.

Automated Complete Blood Counts

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The Core uses a Hemavet veterinary hematology analyzer that provides accurate CBC counts from whole blood of mice, rats, dogs, and humans (research use only).

Morphologic Analysis

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The Core synergizes with the other Yale research cores to provide YCCEH members with comprehensive morphological analysis services.

Primary Human CD34+ Cells

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The Core provides hematology researchers with purified, quality-controlled and cost-effective human CD34+ cell preparations, through a cost-recovery system.

Genetic Viral Library Service

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YCCEH will make available genetic viral libraries produced by YCCEH researchers to the wider community.

CRISPR Based Genomic Editing

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CRISPR technology enables researchers to use customizable RNA guides to genetically modify the genome, control gene expression, or perform live cell imaging of specific genomic loci.

High Titer Virus Services

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YCCEH provides multiple services on high titer virus to the hematology community.

FACSorting and Analysis

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The Core will synergize with the existing Yale Flow Cytometry Core to provide YCCEH members with comprehensive cell sorting services of human and mouse hematopoietic cells.

Disease Specific iPSC Production

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The Core synergizes with the existing Yale iPSC/ESC Core to provide YCCEH members with both iPSC generation service and iPSC/ESC to blood differentiation service.

Hematopoietic Differentiation of iPSC/ES

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In addition to generating iPSCs, the Core collaborates with the Yale iPSC/ESC Core to create a new service to differentiate iPSC/ESCs to blood cells.

GMP Grade Cell Processing

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The Core synergizes with the Yale Laboratory for Advanced Cell Therapy to help with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) grade cell preparation.