Research Facilities

 

We have full laboratory capabilities for molecular and cell biology work in human and animal models. Our lab has particular expertise and capabilities in fluorescence-based cellular analyses. We currently manage a live-cell imaging confocal microscopy facility and flow cytometry analysis and training facility.

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Immunology Open Lab

Open concept lab accommodating up to 8 principal investigators.  The facility includes 4 large cell culture suites, complete molecular biology capabilities, flow cytometry and confocal microscopy, an immunophenotyping core facility and numerous additional instruments. 

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Flow cytometry

Our facility includes multiple FACS analyzers (8-16 parameter) and a high speed cell sorter within biosafety level 2 containment, managed by Dr. Christine Zhang. 

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Microscopy

Our microscopy facilities include several digital fluorescence microscopes as well as a 4 laser Zeiss Cell Observer spinning disk confocal with FRAP, photoactivation and TIRF capabilities for high speed live cell imaging.

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Immunophenotyping

Our MesoScale Discovery and BioPlex platforms provide multiplex analyses of biological fluids for measurement of numerous analytes with high accuracy over a wide dynamic range.