Abstract #50: Modern Glyoxal fixation in Light and Electron Microscopy

Jailenne I. Quiñones-Rodriguez and Thomas Schikorski Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, Bayamón, Puerto Rico Chemical fixation is nearly indispensable in the biological sciences, especially in circumstances where cryo-fixation is not applicable. While universally employed for the preservation of cell organization, chemical fixatives often introduce artifacts that can […]

Abstract #49: COBRE Phase 2 Neuroplasticity Center: Its Neuroimaging & Electrophysiology Facility (NIEF) Core and Pilot/Seed Programs for Neuroscientists in Puerto Rico

Miranda JD, Bismark M, Silva WI, Miller MM and Lasalde J UPR-Medical Science Campus, UPR-Rio Piedras Campus, Molecular Science Research Center and Institute of Neurobiology The COBRE Phase 2 Neuroplasticity Center at the UPR defines pathways and benchmarks for basic and translational research to ensure the sustained growth and evolution of a program that will […]