Skip to content

The Miami Project’s Core Facilities

Offerings at the Core Facilities

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
Lois Pope LIFE Center

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

 

TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY CORE FACILITY

The Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) Core operates under the aegis of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and has had a long-standing tradition of providing high quality electron microscopy services to all University of Miami researchers.  Read more...

CONTACT

Vania Almeida
305-243-7137

 

HIGH CONTENT CORE FACILITY

Using the ThermoFisher Cellomics ArrayScan VTI instruments and associated automated cellular analysis software, the High Content Screening (HCS) Core provides a cutting edge, multiplexed functional screening and imaging platform to perform multi-well cell-based assays.  Read more…

CONTACT

Yan Shi, M.S.
305-243-1951

 

HISTOLOGY CORE FACILITY

Histology Core Facility The Histology Core provides a full range of histology services. These include paraffin and frozen tissue processing, embedding, sectioning and routine staining. The Core is staffed by five experienced technicians available to assist researchers with their histology needs. The facility also houses two Leica crystostats, a freezing stage microtome and vibratome which are readily available to researchers.

CONTACT

Yoelvis Hernandez Rodriguez
305-243-7132

 

MICROSCOPY CORE FACILITY

The Imaging Core facility at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis provides a wide range of microscopy and imaging instrumentation to Miami Project researchers and collaborators. The Core facility maintains brightfield and fluorescent microscope workstation equipped with MicroBrightField stereology analysis software and a laser scanning confocal system with spectral unmixing capability. Notably, the Core houses the advanced LaVision Ultramicroscope and a dedicated Imaris rendering workstation. As a full-service facility, our aim is to provide scientific and technical expertise in all aspects of imaging, from proper sample preparation, data acquisition at the microscope, to processing and analysis of image data.

CONTACT

Yan Shi, M.S.
305-243-1951

 

VIRAL VECTOR CORE FACILITY

The Viral Vector Core (VVC) is open to all University of Miami researchers. The VVC specializes in producing lentiviral and adeno-associated virus (AAV) viral particles.  Read more…

CONTACT

Yania Martinez
305-243-7123