The Flow Cytometry Facility is equipped with flow cytometers and cell sorters that enable researchers to examine cell samples within the range of the micron. The facility's research staff engage in experimentation, training, project collaboration, and consultation. Specifically, staff members train customers in experimental design, sample preparation, and the use of equipment, as well as provide guidance in the interpretation of results.
Flow Cytometry Facility
Quantifying and characterizing cells and proteins through the use of state-of-the-art flow cytometry and cell sorting instruments
Material that shields beetle from being burned by its own weapons holds promise
Carabid beetles produce caustic chemicals they spray to defend themselves against predators, and the compound that protects their bodies from these toxic substances shows promise for use in bioengineering or biomedical applications, according to Penn State researchers.
Huck Researchers Awarded Tyge Christensen Prize
Gang Ning, director of Penn State’s Microscopy & Cytrometry Facility, Todd LaJeunesse, associate professor of biology at Penn State, and Drew Wham, a former graduate student in LaJeunesse’s lab, have been selected to receive the 2017 Tyge Christensen Prize by the International Phycological Society
Partnership announced between Commonwealth Campuses and shared facilities
The Office of the Vice President for Research at Penn State has announced the launch of a new program to support increased usage of shared core facilities and services by faculty at the Commonwealth Campuses.