The new In Vivo facility will feature PerkinElmer’s:
- QuantumTM GX2 microCT imaging system for longitudinal studies, used with AccuCT™ software to conduct bone, pulomary and soft tissue analysis.
- IVIS® SpectrumTM in vivo imaging system, for high throughput with full tomographic optical imaging, plus Imaging Wizard software for 3D data analysis, visualization and reporting.
- VICTOR® NIVO™ multimode microplate reader.
According to Jayashree Thacker, President India, South Asia and Emerging Markets, PerkinElmer, “In Vivo imaging plays a profound role in advancing molecular and physiological research across disease models. Our latest collaboration with IISER Pune helps expose more researchers to it and is another step in supporting the scientific goals of the Skill India campaign.” She added, “This latest effort also continues to expand PerkinElmer’s presence as a strong innovator in India and to further grow our important relationships with leading in-country research organizations.”
Speaking at the facility’s opening event, Prof. Jayant B. Udgaonkar, Director, IISER Pune said, “This newest facility further enhances the institute’s efforts towards strengthening academic-industry collaborations. This in vivo imaging facility is a great addition to our ongoing partnership with PerkinElmer and will aid in expanding the scope of our research focus to physiological relevance.”