Jordan Valley Innovation Center
Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences

Capabilities

 

 

Cell and Tissue Culture

  • Maintenance of various cell lines
  • Establishment of primary neuronal cultures (e.g. hippocampal, cortical, trigeminal ganglia, spinal cord, etc.)
  • Immunocytochemistry/Immunohistochemistry with fluorescence microscopy
  • Cryostat sectioning of tissue
  • Live Ca/Na cell imaging
  • In vivo experiments and imaging


Molecular Techniques

  • Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), qPCR, rtPCR
  • Microarray analysis (protein, DNA)
  • Gene expression analysis
  • DNA plasmid transfections and promoter studies
  • Protein and DNA gel electrophoresis ((SDS-PAGE)
  • Radioimmunossay (RIA)
  • Enzyme-Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay (ELISA)

 

Microbiological Techniques

  • Antimicrobial Assays
  • Microbial Identification and Quantification
  • Plasmid Isolation and Purification
  • Molecular Cloning and Transformation
  • Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (RFLP) Analysis
  • DNA Sequencing
  • Microbial Community Analysis
  • Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis (DGGE)
  • Biofilm Formation and Analysis
  • Probiotic/Dietary Supplement Research and Development
  • Product/Comparative Testing
  • Light and Electron Microscopy

 

Chemical Techniques

  • Liquid chromatography/Mass spectrometry (LCMS)
  • Gas chromatography/Mass Mass spectrometry (GCMS)
  • Ultra high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
  • Isolation and characterization of biological compounds

 

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