TCV Surgery Techniques

TCV Surgery Techniques

Our lab uses many surgical, cellular, and molecular techniques including:

Cell/Molecular Techniques:

Western blot
ELISA & Bio-Rad's multiplex assay
Multiplex, multi-cytokine assay
Cell culture
Real-time PCR
Affymetrix gene-chip array
Northern/Southern blot
Ribonuclease Protection Assay (RPA)        
Oxidative stress assays

Surgical/Other Techniques:

Transgenic/knockout mouse studies
Lung histology & morphometry
Lung bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)
Rodent lung barium arteriogram and CT imaging
Bone marrow transplant in mice
Adoptive transfer of T cells into mice
Immune cell ablation in mice
Primary isolation and culture of various
       pulmonary immune and epithelial cells
Phase-contrast & fluorescent microscopy
Flow cytometry of lung and cultured cells