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Techniques

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Professor Ines Pineda Torra's Techniques

  • Experimental Models of Atherosclerosis (Knock out, knock in, whole body and cell-specific)
  • Lipid-regulated Nuclear Receptor/Transcription Factor function
  • Histological and molecular analyses of atherosclerotic plaques
  • Molecular biology of protein-protein, DNA-chromatin and DNA-protein interactions
  • Immune cell biology (macrophages, monocytes, T cells) 
  • High-throughput analyses: transcriptomic, metabolomics, proteomics
  • Use of machine learning though collaborations with computer scientists/mathematical modellers for multi-level integration of omics datasets

Professor Ian Zachary's Techniques

  • Adenoviral vectors
  • Cell-based angiogenesis and cell migration assays
  • Genetically-altered mouse models and phenotyping (Dr Marwa Mahmoud)
  • Mouse models of angiogenesis and vascular injury (Dr Marwa Mahmoud)
  • Immunofluorescent staining (Dr Marwa Mahmoud)
  • Signal transduction analysis in vascular cells (Dr Marwa Mahmoud)