About the Core

The Optogenetics and Viral Design/Expression Core provides time efficient design, packaging, and distribution of viral vectors, and optogenetic manipulations at a reduced cost. Reagents and services are currently being made openly available to all investigators, with discounts and priority provided for IDDRC investigators.

Services Available

Services and Reagents Offered by the Neuroconnectivity Core:

  • Viral vector design and cloning
  • Viral particle packaging/production
  • Stereotaxic injection
  • In vitro viral testing
  • Slice electrophysiology

Recent Publications from the Core: