The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Microscopy and Cytometry Facility

Providing services in all aspects of optical and electron microscopy, histology, flow cytometry, and cell sorting

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.