techniques of expertise
Dr. Hessle Bergman's techniques of expertise
include, but are not limited to:
Immunohistochemistry and general histology. ELISA. SDS-PAGE. Western blot. Protein, RNA and DNA extractions and analysis from tissues and cell cultures. Mass spectrometry for identification and analysis of peptides. Development of new cell lines. Extraction, culturing and differentiation of stem cells. Morphometrical studies of tissue cultured cells. FACS analysis. Development and characterization of knock-out mice. Drug treatment projects. Bleeds of animals. Surgical manipulations in research animals. Recombinant DNA manipulations, including design and construction of vector constructs for development of transgenic mice. PCR. RT-PCR. Radiodetection of DNA and RNA (Northern and Southern blot). Micro array techniques. Confocal and electron microscopy. X-ray analysis. Mechanical testing of bone using Instron equipment.