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School of Medicine Columbia

Viral Vector Core

Our vector core is a full service facility with more than a decade experience in the production of viral-based platforms for gene delivery including lentiviral vectors and adeno-associated vectors (AAV).

The vector core provides service for researchers both intramural and extramural to USC, interested in utilizing viral-based method of gene delivery. In addition to design, cloning and vector production, we provide our customers with resources critical for understanding of the biological aspects of the vector technology. Our vectors are suitable for both in-vitro and in-vivo studies. We provide our customers with robust quality control including guarantee of purity and safety.


Overview of the Services

  • Consultation in selection and design of custom vectors
  • Cloning and amplification of plasmid DNA for the vector production
  • Provision of pre-made vectors from our inventory
  • Provision of flexible quantities for pilot experiments, in vitro and in vivo studies
  • Provision of the Lentiviral and Adeno-Associated vector platforms
  • Services to non-profit institutions and academic investigators worldwide


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