Puerto Rico struggles to assess hurricane’s health effects

At the height of the Zika epidemic in 2016, experts debated whether a massive hurricane would destroy mosquito habitat or enhance it, says Carmen Zorrilla, an obstetrician and gynaecologist at the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan. click here for full story…

The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University molecular genetics Core

The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University molecular genetics core provides Western Blot Analysis using state of the art equipment such as the ProteinSimple Wes. Wes is an automated capillary electrophoresis Western analytic system that separates and analyzes proteins down to pg-level sensitivity using just 3µl of the sample.  Services are provided to researchers in the … Continue reading »

The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Flow Cytometry

The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Flow Cytometry facility provides the faculty, staff and students with a unique up-to-date laser-based technology in the field of biomedical research. This facility provides the following services: a) Cell cycle analysis; b) Calcium flux analysis; c) Receptor Endocytosis; g) Sample staining and analysis; d) Cytometric Bead Arrays; e) Annexin … Continue reading »

The Clark Atlanta University Histology Core Facility (HCF)

The Clark Atlanta University Histology Core Facility (HCF) provides quality histology service including processing tissue blocks, preparing blank slides, tissue immunostaining and imaging, fixed and living cell imaging, data analysis, as well as training members of various laboratories on how to perform immunostaining and operation of imaging systems and other histological instruments. HCF maintains Carl … Continue reading »

Meharry Medical College BSL‐3/FACS

Meharry Medical College BSL‐3/FACS https://www.mmc.edu/research/office‐forresearch/ clinical‐research/core‐facilities/ The Meharry Medical College BSL‐3/FACS Core provides a safe and appropriate environment for the investigation of infectious agents such as HIV and Zika on the Meharry Medical College Campus. Housed next to the BSL3 facility is the FACS Core that provides a state‐of‐the‐art multiparameter flow cytometry and cell sorting. … Continue reading »

THE UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO MEDICAL SCIENCES CAMPUS TRANSLATIONAL PROTEOMICS CENTER

The Translational Proteomics Center provides training, resources, and tools for new and established investigators seeking to apply innovative approaches of proteomics to their research, as well as to expose undergraduate and graduate students to this advanced technology. The Center fosters collaborations and partnerships among researchers aiming to reduce health disparities, including infectious diseases, cancer, and … Continue reading »

Dr. Richard Yanagihara Highlight

Pediatric medicine professor Richard Yanagihara is “2017 ARCS Scientist of the Year” | John A. Burns School of Medicine Click logo for full story…

Call for Papers for Health Services Research (HSR) Theme Issue: Health Equity Sponsored by CMS OMH

Call for Papers for Health Services Research (HSR) Theme Issue: Health Equity Sponsored by CMS OMH Health Services Research (HSR) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) are partnering to publish a Theme Issue on Health Equity. To achieve health equity and reduce health disparities experienced by racial … Continue reading »