Nov 04, 2022
Flow Cytometry Core Facility provides cell analysis expertise to scientists
The Penn State Flow Cytometry Core Facility on the University Park campus, is equipped with flow cytometers and cell sorters that enable researchers to examine suspended cells within the size range of the submicron to 50 micron. One micron is one thousandth of a millimeter.
Jul 02, 2020
Newly acquired Leica SP8 DIVE Multiphoton Microscope enables deep in vivo imaging
Penn State researchers will be able to perform experiments that could not be achieved before. This acquisition will promote research in areas such as neurobiology, cell biology, microbiology, plant physiology, animal sciences and medicine, and beyond.
Feb 25, 2019
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.
Jan 09, 2019
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
Nov 06, 2018
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.