The Facility is specialized in four clusters – optical microscopy, electron microscopy, histology and flow cytometry – equipped with confocal microscopes, research fluorescence microscopes, transmission- and scanning electron microscopes, flow cytometers and a cell sorter, and whose research staff is engaged in experimentation, training, project collaboration and consultation.
Picture of the Month
Cassiopeia xamachana (jellyfish) is infected with Symbiodinium minutum (algae). The chlorophyll of the Symbiodinium fluoresce and appear red. The overlay of the Symbiodinium cells on the Cassiopeia shows the clustering pattern of the cells. The image was taken by Priyanka Solanki (undergrad senior - biology, PI:Todd LaJeunesse, Dept of Biology); Microscope: Keyence BZ-9000E.