Inverted microscopes equipped with a camera like the one Dr. Sunhee Lee is using, are ideal for observing and digitally imaging cells contained in tissue culture dishes.
Postdoctoral fellow Daric Wible chats with summer intern Sebastian Bedford as he harvests cultured tumor cells.
Graduate student Sophie Chen poses with a flow cytometer. Flow cytometric methods provide a quick way to characterize different sets of cells in a larger population of cells. The Bratton lab frequently uses flow cytometry to identify apoptotic cells.
Dr. Chrystal Wu is working with a fast protein liquid chromatography (FPLC) unit. Columns can be packed with different resins that will separate proteins based on characteristics such as size (gel filtration), charge (ion exchange) and affinity.