The Muscle Physiology Laboratory (MPL) studies skeletal muscle structure, function, and plasticity in response to acute and chronic exercise. We aim to improve human performance through research in various populations (from athletes to individuals with chronic disease).
Muscle Cell Imaging & Analysis Lab (Gym 139)
Equipment: Olympus IX-53 inverted microscope w/LED Fluorescence, 2x dissecting microscopes, data analysis workstation.
Tissue Preparation Station & Biochemistry Lab (Gym 111)
Equipment: 2x dissecting microscopes, pH meter, 2x weigh-stations, 2x micro-centrifuges, 4x stir plates, micro-pipettes, freezer/fridge, cryogenic storage dewar, chemical & lab supply storage.