Each of our facilities includes state-of-the-art equipment and skilled technical staff to aid with biological and chemical research.

Facilities Information

Tara Allen
275F BSB
(816)235-2568
allent@umkc.edu

Capabilities:

  • Determination of cell size (Forward Scatter – FSC) and cell complexity (Side Scatter – SSC)
  • Measurement of fluorescent intensity (FL1, FL2, FL3) to assess cell viability, apoptosis, total DNA content, protein expression, cell surface or intracellular antigen presence, intracellular calcium, etc.
  • Cell identification and sorting/isolating a subpopulation of cells from the sample

Equipment:

  • Becton Dickinson FACSCalibur
  • FlowJo Software for analysis of cytometric data

Jeffrey L. Price
406B SCB
(816)235-2572
pricejl@umkc.edu

Capabilities:

  • Total internal reflectance fluorescence (TIRF) microscopy
  • Optical sectioning by confocal laser scanning (LSM) and structured illumination (SIM) microscopy
  • 3D image reconstruction by deconvolution optical microscopy

Equipment:

  • Nikon TIRF inverted microscope
  • Olympus DeltaVision inverted microscope
  • Nikon OptiGRID SIM upright microscope
  • Olympus LSM upright microscope
  • Zeiss LSM-5 Pascal upright microscope
  • Zeiss LSM-510 upright microscope

Samuel Bouyain
406 SH
(816)235-2685
bouyains@umkc.edu

Capabilities:

Equipment:

  • Art Robbins Instrument Crystal Gryphon