Technology Platforms

Microscopy and Imaging

Immunohistochemistry and fluorescence-based microscopy


  • Zeiss LSM700 Confocal Microscope
  • Leica Instruments Microtome
  • 4 laser system (405nm, 488nm, 555nm, 639nm)
  • z-stack and time-lapse capability


  • Paraffin- and cryo-sectioning
  • Immunohistochemistry (H&E staining)
  • Fluorescence panel design and methods development
  • Image acquisition


  • Relative (qPCR) and Absolute (ddPCR) quantitation of gene expression
  • Pathogen detection
  • Viral load quantitation
  • Expression knockdown quantitation (siRNA / RNAi, MicroRNA)
  • Rare allele detection (ddPCR)