Dhaarmini Rajshankar, Lab Coordinator
Microscopic analysis of cell-matrix adhesion dynamics using ICC/IHC, Live cell imaging with Brightfield, widefield, confocal and TIRF microscopy.
Histological assessments of demineralized hard tissue and soft tissue samples.
DNA-based biomaterials and scaffolds
Hard tissue regeneration
Nanometrology and nanomechanics of collagen, cell-surface interactions and connective tissue disorders, including cancer.
Facility Support Team
Mechanical testing of materials
and image analysis of SEM
AFM Nanowizard 4
Force modulation mode
JPK software data analysis
Live cell imaging, calcium imaging, Particle image velocimetry (PIV), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), Traction Force Microscopy (TFM)
Alumni Team Members
Image Analysis Director
Image processing/analysis, data visualization and scripting
Live-cell imaging microscopy
Drosophila, Zebrafish, Chicken and cell culture expertise
ImageJ, ilastik, Volocity, CellProfiler, QuPath, ZEN, RStudio
Bearded all year long
Histology service for mineralized and demineralized tissue,
SEM and µCT