Research Facilities
The Department of Immunology’s research activities are based in a modern open-concept lab that includes several large cell culture suites, complete molecular biology capabilities, flow cytometry and confocal microscopy. The department hosts three Core Platforms including:

Within the wider Faculty, additional technology platforms support studies using Proteomics and Systems Biology and additional advanced biological imaging techniques.


Open-Concept Laboratory

Open lab space accommodating up to 8 principal investigators.  The facility includes 4 large cell culture suites, complete molecular biology capabilities, flow cytometry and confocal microscopy, an immunophenotyping core facility and numerous additional instruments.

 

Flow Cytometry

Our facility includes multiple FACS analyzers (8-16 parameter) and a high speed cell sorter within biosafety level 2 containment, managed by Dr. Christine Zhang


Microscopy

Our microscopy facilities include several digital fluorescence microscopes as well as a 4 laser Zeiss Cell Observer spinning disk confocal with FRAP, photoactivation and TIRF capabilities for high speed live cell imaging.


Immunophenotyping

Our MesoScale Discovery and BioPlex platforms provide multiplex analyses of biological fluids for measurement of numerous analytes with high accuracy over a wide dynamic range.