Tissue Culture Core Facility

For access or consultation: Dr. Kim DeWeerd 591-8831 or kdeweerd@albany.edu

The Tissue Core Facility is a BSL 2 common use facility designed for the culturing and manipulation of primary tissue and mammalian cell lines. It provides a variety of instrumentation that facilitate research in virology, developmental biology, physiology, immunology, neurobiology, cancer, and behavioral science that requires the cultivation of cell lines or tissues. The Tissue Core Facility provides maintenance, scheduling and training on instrumentation and University at Albany investigators can access the facility anytime. Essential equipment used to prepare, manipulate, image, incubate, harvest and store samples are provided in support of investigators’ research.

Major Equipment




Water Purification

Storage / Preservation

Sample Preparation Equipment


  • Cold Rooms (2)
  • Warm Room