The Yale Peabody Cryo Collection (YPCC) is a common facility shared by the Peabody's divisions for preserving tissues and samples under ultra-cold conditions (-20°, -80°, and (soon) -160°C). Additionally, the YPCC accepts samples from research labs and special projects associated with the museum, and is open to accepting donations from other sources.
The YPCC collections are available to responsible individuals at established institutions for scholarly use. Requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the curator and YPCC committee and, when appropriate, solicited external consultants. Loans and access to the collection can be arranged through the Collections Manager.
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