The Cell Technologies Unit manages specialist equipment and laboratories for technologies involving the use and storage of mammalian cells and tissues.
Specialized equipment/technologies include:
Patch Clamp: To record neuronal activity and neuron reconstruction.
Window Chamber/Skin Flap Model: Uses include in vivo imaging of vasculature, neurons and plaques in mouse models of cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), using an in vivo window chamber system.
Cell & Tissue Storage: Mammalian cells and tissue are stored and maintained using a barcoded computerized system that adheres to the requirements of the Human Tissue Act (HTA).
Further information and other laboratory equipment includes: