The Recombinant Protein Production Core (rPPC) provides quality controlled recombinant proteins for researchers within the Northwestern Community (WCAS, McCormick, Feinberg) and also serves academic and industry researchers outside of Northwestern University. rPPC operates based on the two service models: (1) aTraining model where Northwestern researchers use specialized bioreactor systems and participate in hands-on-training activities and (2) a Production model where staff carry out expression (mg to gm scale) and purification of recombinant or synthetic biologics, including potential therapeutic proteins and peptides, among others. Currently, the main focus of rPPC is to be a user-facility; the facility has parallel bioreactor systems for multiplexed lab-scale cultivation of microbial, insect, and mammalian cells. rPPC also serves as a production facility, providing low-cost recombinant biologics for researchers at Northwestern University.
Assistant Professor and Co-Director of rPPC (McC)
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