Biosafety, FACS and stem cells
High security labs and cutting edge fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) technologies are crucial elements in the toolbox of a leading medical university. Karolinska Institutet also provide state of the art iPS technology.
Biosafety Level 3
The Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) laboratory is platform to develop research work within the HIV field. It has been built for work with microorganisms classified BSL-3, with potential possibility of conversion to a BSL-4 unit.
The Biomedicum flow cytometry core facility (BFC) is a shared resource laboratory that will provide researchers with the capability of performing a wide range of flow cytometry experiments.
iPS Core Facility
The reprogramming facility provides a reprogramming service to supply scientists with human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells. Patient-specific iPS cell lines opens up unique opportunities to in vitro study and create cellular models of human disease. The facility reprograms human fibroblast cells using Sendai viruses, which is a non-integrating method.
Stem Cell & Organoid Core Facility
The Stem Cell & Organoid Core Facility (CMM – OrganoidCellStem) facility is located at the Centre for Molecular Medicine and has the aim to facilitate the generation and distribution of human organoids from pluripotent stem cells, and to develop in vitro cellular models for academy and industry. The facility also provides support for the maintenance and differentiation of established human pluripotent stem cell lines – both human embryonic stem cells and human induced pluripotent stem cells – and training for researchers.
MedH Flow Cytometry Facility
The Flow Cytometry Facility at the Department of Medicine, Huddinge (South Campus) offers a broad range of high quality services including assistance with experimental design, training for independent users, and operator-assisted services for cell analysis and cell sorting.
VirusTech Core Facility
Genetically engineered viruses provide powerful tools for introducing desired genes in cells. To facilitate the use of this state-of-art methodology, the VirusTech core facility at KI's Department of Cell and Molecular Biology specializes in the production, purification and concentration of such virus particles.