The Cell and Tissue Imaging Facility provides a broad range of services covering many of the major structural methods used to study cells and tissues. The Core consists of four labs: histological and microscopy training for graduate students and tissue processing and collection services for the research faculty at MSM and other institutions. This facility provides a broad range of services covering many of the major structural methods used to study cells and tissues.
The Core consists of four labs:
ElectronMicroscopy Lab provides complete scanning and transmission services from specimen fixation and dehydration, to examination and documentation via darkroom photography.
Flow Cytometry, FACS, and magnetic-bead cell-sorting lab houses a BD FACS Aria II and Miltenyi Biotec autoMACS Pro Seperator. Certfied BD- and Miltenyi-trained staff are available for consultation, acquiring data, or sorting cells.
Image Analysis Lab provides a wide variety of options for the analysis and quantification of fluorescent probes, markers and antibodies within fixed and living cells. This lab houses a Leica TCS SP5 Confocal microscope, A DeltaVision Core Deconvolution microscope, a Tecan plate reader and a Zeiss Axioplan upright fluorescent microscope.
Molecular Histology Lab is equipped to provide the following services: paraffin embedding, paraffin sections, frozen sections, immunohisto-chemical and H&E staining, and in situ hybridization.
For more information and service charges, contact:
Dr. James Lillard
Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Core Leader
Phone: (404) 752-1863
Dr. Woo-Kuen Lo
Electron Microscopy Core Leader
Phone: (404) 752-1558
Dr. John Patrickson
Molecular Histology Core Leader
Phone: (404) 752-5717
Dr. Xuebiao Yao
Confocal & Fluorescent Imaging Core Leader
Phone: (404) 752-1894