mmenon

Manisha Menon earned her PhD in biology from University of Virginia where she studied the role of the protein dynamin2 in actin cytoskeletal remodeling, using cultured cells and live imaging. For her postdoctoral work in the department of Immunology, UConn Health, she changed fields and model system, studying immune cell responses to infection and inflammation in mice. Manisha currently works in a small biotech startup company, CaroGen.

Articles by mmenon:

Tips for Peering into the Interior of Mice Using Intravital Microscopy

Intravital microscopy (IVM) is a newer approach for the imaging of living tissues and organs in live animals. A wide variety of organs can be imaged in rodents–eyes, kidneys, brain, lymph nodes, and gut, to name a few. Imaging the organ at the site (in situ)  provides more physiologically relevant results. IVM coupled with multiphoton…

01 Feb 2017 Microscopy & Imaging