Zombie Ant research awarded 2017 Cozzarelli prize for outstanding scientific excellence and originality
“Three- dimensional visualization and a deep-learning model reveal complex fungal parasite networks in behaviorally manipulated ants” receives 2017 Cozzarelli Prize in the biomedical sciences
Hazen named 2017 Staff Excellence Award winner
Missy Hazen, research technologist at the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences in the Office of the Vice President for Research, has been named the 2017 Staff Excellence Award winner.
Grants from NSF power super-resolution microscope, probe cell walls in plants
A new super-resolution microscope and some of the first dynamic imaging experiments it enables are being supported by two grants totaling nearly $1.5 million awarded to Penn State researchers by the National Science Foundation.
Greg Ning, Microscopy Facility director, awarded Diatome Prize
Dr. Gang (Greg) Ning, director of the Huck Institutes' Microscopy Facility, was awarded the Diatome U.S. 1st place prize for his poster during the Microscopy Society of America (MSA) Annual Meeting held July 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.
Announcing the new imaging flow cytometer
The Microscopy & Cytometry Facility recently acquired a state-of-the-art imaging flow cytometer. The Amnis FlowSight is available for pilot projects that benefit from imaging of thousands of fluorescently-labeled cells.
Announcing major equipment acquisitions at the Huck Institutes
The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, in conjunction with the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Office of the Provost, are pleased to announce several major equipment acquisitions that will further strengthen the research capabilities of their Core Facilities at University Park.
Huck Institutes acquire a new multi-laser, biosafety level 2 (BSL2)-capable cell sorter
The Huck Institutes Microscopy and Cytometry Facility is preparing laboratory space within the Millennium Science Complex for its latest major equipment acquisition, a Beckman Coulter MoFlo Astrios cell sorter.
New TEMs coming soon to the Millennium Science Complex
Penn State will install two new transmission electron microscopes (TEMs) in the Materials Research Institute's Materials Characterization Lab and the Huck Institutes' Microscopy and Cytometry Facility.
New laser capture microdissection system coming soon to the Microscopy and Cytometry Facility
The Huck Institutes have acquired a Zeiss PALM MicroBeam system, which will be delivered in late July 2012 to the Microscopy and Cytometry Facility located in the Millennium Science Complex.
Millennium Science Complex hosts first interdisciplinarily focused open house
Microscopy & Cytometry Facility collaborates with Materials Characterization Lab, showcasing benefits for materials researchers and life scientists, alike
Facility move complete!
The Microscopy and Cytometry Facility (formally the Electron Microscopy Facility and Flow Cytometry Facility) has completed its move to the Millennium Science Complex.
Update on the move
Dates have been revised for the Microscopy and Cytometry Facility's move to the Millennium Science Complex.
The Facility is moving...
The Microscopy and Cytometry Facility (formally the Electron Microscopy Facility and Flow Cytometry Facility) will be moving to the Millennium Science Complex in October 2011.
Electron Microscopy facility receives new digital camera
Jenoptik digital camera is now available on two optical microscopes in the EM facility.