Our team comprises experienced scientists and research technicians from diverse research backgrounds who are well trained in various methods and cutting-edge techniques to accelerate hair and skin research. Based on the custom-built projects, different methodologies and techniques can be utilized.
These include (but are not limited to):
Optical coherence tomography (collaboration with Biomedical Technology Center)
Nano-texture of corneocytes
Atomic force microscopy (collaboration with Dermatact)
Culture media analysis
ELISA, LDH release, Cyto/Chemokine release, Gluthatione assay, etc.
Immuno-histochemistry, Western blots, FACS etc.
In situ zymography, In vitro zymography
In situ hybridization, microarray, qRT- PCR, RNAseq
16S sequencing, ITS sequencing (microbiome studies), In situ hybridization (e.g. 16S) etc.
PCA analysis, network modelling, pathways analysis, etc.
Lipidomics (collaboration with Lipotype), metabolomics, etc.
Isolation of cell compartments or single cells
Laser capture microdissection, MACS, FACS cell sorting
Exposure to environmental stressors
UVA and/or UVB irradiation, treatment with pollutants (Benzoapyrene, particulate matter)