The following is a list of outside vendors that our faculty have used and recommended.
Please let us know about additional positive (or negative) experiences you have had with outsourcing services.

Company/Core Facility: Addgene

Research Area: Plasmids and ready-to-use viral preparations

Website: https://www.addgene.org/

Notes: The Meares lab will be using this company.

Company/Core Facility: Genewiz

Research Area: Gene & oligo synthesis, cloning, plasmid DNA prep

Website: https://www.genewiz.com/en/Public/Services

Notes: The Meares lab will be using this company.

Company/Core Facility: Genome Analysis Shared Resource, Mayo Clinic Research Core Facilities

Research Area: Genomics

Website: https://www.mayo.edu/research/core-facilities/about

Notes: The Aulakh lab had a good experience working with this core.

Company/Core Facility: GenScript

Research Area: Gene synthesis and cloning

Website: www.genscript.com

Notes: The Leonardi lab has successfully used these services multiple times.

Company/Core Facility: IHC World

Research Area: Fluorescent immunohistochemistry and digital imaging

Website: http://www.ihcworld.com/

Notes: The Eubank lab recommends this company.

Company/Core Facility: Molecular Biology Core Facilities, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Research Area: Genomics & proteomics

Website: http://mbcf.dfci.harvard.edu/

Notes: The Aulakh lab had a good experience working with this core.

Company/Core Facility: Transgenic Core Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University SOM

Research Area: Transgenics, CRISPR services

Website: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/core/home.htm

Notes: The Leonardi lab had a positive experience.

The following list contains websites where you can search for core facilities at other institutions that offer services to outside customers.

Resource Listing: CORE Marketplace

Website: https://coremarketplace.org/

Notes: The Vermont Genetics Network & ABRF established the Core Marketplace database to search research services and technologies that are regionally accessible.

Resource Listing: Mid-Atlantic Shared Services Consortium

Website: https://georgetown.box.com/s/xyzlilhj8dzowmwko4s85d2k8yhnmzqa

Notes: Resources in a regional consortium of NCI-designated cancer centers at University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, University of Virginia and Georgetown.

Resource Listing: IDeA-Supported Cores & Facilities

Website: https://www.nigms.nih.gov/Research/DRCB/IDeA/Pages/IDeA-Supported-Cores-and-Facilities.aspx

Notes: Listing and links to NIH Institutional Development Award (IDeA)-supported cores and facilities that are open to the IDeA community.

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