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KineticScan HCS Reader

English title KineticScan HCS Reader
Applicant Imhof Beat A.
Number 113168
Funding scheme R'EQUIP
Research institution Département de Pathologie et Immunologie Faculté de Médecine / CMU Université de Genève
Institution of higher education University of Geneva - GE
Main discipline Cellular Biology, Cytology
Start/End 01.07.2006 - 30.06.2007
Approved amount 157'240.00
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Lay Summary (English)

Lay summary
This grant contributed to the purchase of a high throughput imaging system (ImageXpress) for our core facilities. Projects that are ongoing due to this device include: The role of cytoplasmic actins in cell migration (C. Chaponnier), Ca2+ regulation of mitochondrial pH (Nicolas Demaurex), Identifying reagents blocking endothelial cell migration and angiogenesis (Beat A. Imhof), Neuronal differentiation of embryonic bodies Karl-Heinz Krause, Screening and validation of pharmacologically active compounds that induce Pax4 expression and b-cell expansion (Benoit Gauthier), Gap junctions in controlling insulin secretion (Paolo Meda), Mitochondrial fission and apoptosis in pancreatic B cells (Claes Wollheim).
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