Horn Point Laboratory

Cell Analysis Center

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Welcome to the Cell Analysis Center! Here, we use optics to study aquatic microorganisms using microscopy (fluorescence and phase contrast) and flow cytometry. Research conducted at the CAC focuses on the study of aquatic algaes, planktonic species, bacteria and archaea, to constrain their respective roles in nutrient cycling and global ecology. The equipment here are also used for various fluoresence in situ hybridization (FISH) technique.

To borrow the BD Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer or the Zeiss AxioVert Inverted Microscope for field work, send an email to CACequipment@gmail.com to gain calendar access.  Once access is granted you can input your own request dates, as long as they are available.

Contact

General Contact
Sairah Malkin
smalkin@umces.edu
Greg Silsbe
gsilsbe@umces.edu
Zeiss AxioImager 2: Zeiss AxioPhot: Zeiss AxioVert:
Sairah Malkin 
smalkin@umces.edu
Sairah Malkin 
smalkin@umces.edu
Diane Stoecker
stoecker@umces.edu
BD Accuri C6: Guava easyCyte HT:
Greg Silsbe
gsilsbe@umces.edu