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Core Facilities

Animal Imaging Core

Contact Us

Scientific Director

Kersti K. Linask, Ph.D.
Mason Professor of Cardiovascular
Development in Pediatrics
(727) 553-3636

Core Lab Manager 1 – Tampa Campus

Dr. Karoly "Charlie Szekeres oversees Xenogen IVIS Spectrum & Laser Doppler
(813) 396-9393 office

Core Lab Manager 2 – Tampa Campus

Dr. Byeong Cha oversees Olympus IV 100 Scanning Microscope
(813) 396-2535 office
(813) 974-0569 lab

Echo Core Lab Manager – St. Petersburg Campus

Pilar Brinez, M.D.

Administrative Contact – St. Petersburg Campus

Melissa Salazar
(727) 553-3509 or (727) 553-1322

If your experiment requires a surgical procedure, contact Jane Perkins to reserve a vivarium surgical room and a portable anesthesia machine Researchers must provide their own isoflurane.