Rutgers / Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI)



Debra Laskin, Ph.D.

Associate Director:

Carol Gardner, Ph.D.

Associate Director:

Vasanthi Sunil, Ph.D.

Lab Manager:

Theresa Hyejeong Choi, M.S.

Technical Support:

Jessica Cervelli


August 2015:

The new CytoFLEX Cytometer with 2 lasers and up to 6 fluorescence colors is available in the facility. Please click here for the information of the CytoFLEX.


April 2015:

We are launched FluoroFinder program for multicolor immunofluorescence to find fluorochromes and antibodies for your panel design.

Please click here to go to FluoroFinder.

Oct. 2012:

The new Gallios Flow Cytometer with 10 colors, 3 lasers is available.


Jan. 2010:

Core Facility is please to introduce the instrument : BD FACSArray Bioanalyzer.


Jan. 2009:

The new state-of-the-art instrument, Beckman Coulter MoFlo XDP Cell Sorter, is avaliable for BL2 cell sorting.

























Cell Cycle Determination Assay
Apoptosis Assay



Recent publications using the core facility by the Rutgers University Investigators

Dragomir AC, Sun R, Choi H, Laskin JD, Laskin DL. (2012). Role of Galectin-3 in Classical and Alternative Macrophage Activation in the Liver following Acetaminophen Intoxication. J Immunol. 189(12):5934-5941.

Fong D, Yeh A, Naftalovich R, Choi H, Chan MM. (2010). Curcumin inhibits the side population (SP) phenotype of the rat C6 glioma cell line: towards targeting of cancer stem cells with phytochemicals. Cancer Letters, 293: 65-72.

Vetrano AM, Laskin DL, Archer F, Syed K, Gray JP, Laskin JD, Nwebube N, Weinberger B. (2010). Inflammatory effects of phthalates in neonatal neutrophils. Pediatric Res., 68:134-139.

Zhao X, Ren G, Liang1 L, Ai PZ, Zheng B, Tischfield JA, Shi Y, Shao C. (2010). Brief Report-IFN Induces Expansion of Lin-Sca-1+C-kit+ Cells. Stem Cells, 28:122-126.

Postel EH, Wohlman I, Zou X, Juan T, Sun N, D’Agostin D, Cuellar M, Choi T, Notterman DA, La Perle KMD. (2009). Targeted Deletion of Nm23/Nucleoside Diphosphate Kinase A and B Reveals Their Requirement for Definitive Erythropoiesis in the Mouse Embryo. Developmental Dynamics, 238:775-787

Jin F, Fondell J. (2009). A novel androgen receptor-binding element modulates Cdc6 transcription in prostate cancer cells during cell-cycle progressio. Nucleic Acids Research, 1–13.

Bayraktar M, Peltier M, Vetrano A, Arita Y, Gurzenda E, Joseph A, Kazzaz J, Sharma S, Hanna N. (2009). IL-10 modulates placental responses to TLR ligands Am. J. Reprod. Immunol. 62(6):390-399.

Mathew R, Karp CM, Beaudoin B, Vuong N, Chen G,Chen HY, Bray K, Reddy A, Bhanot G, Gelinas C, DiPaola RS, Karantza-Wadsworth V, White E. (2009). Autophagy suppresses Tumorigenesis through Eliminaiton of p62. Cell, 137(6): 1062-1075

Kawamura K, Yao K, Shukaliak-Quandt JA, Huh J, Baig M, Quigley L, Ito N, Necker A, McFarland HF, Muraro PA, Martin R,Ito K. (2008). Different Development of Myelin Basic Protein Agonist- and Antagonist-Specific Human TCR Transgenic T Cells in the Thymus and Periphery. Journal of Immunology, 181:5462-5472.

Weinberger B, Quizon C, Vetrano AM, Archer F, Laskin JD, Laskin DL. (2008). Mechanisms mediating reduced responsiveness of neonatal neutrophils to lipoxin A4. Pediatr Res., 64(4):393-398.

Weinberger B, Vetrano AM, Syed K, Murthy S, Hanna N, Laskin JD, Laskin DL. (2007). Influence of labor on neonatal neutrophil apoptosis, and inflammatory activity, Pediatr Res., 61(5 Pt 1):572-577.

Mathew R, Kongara S, Beaudoin B, Karp CM, Bray K, Degenhardt K, Chen G, Jin S, White E. (2007). Autophagy suppresses tumor progression by limiting chromosomal instability. Genes. Devel. 21:1367-1381.

Chao MW, Kozlosky J, Po IP, Strickland PO, Svoboda KK, Cooper K, Laumbach RJ, Gordon MK. (2011). Diesel exhaust particle exposure causes redistribution of endothelial tube VE-cadherin. Toxicology. 279(1-3):73-84. Epub 2010 Sep 29.

Garbuzenko OB, Saad M, Pozharov VP, Reuhl KR, Mainelis G, Minko T. (2010). Inhibition of lung tumor growth by complex pulmonary delivery of drugs with oligonucleotides as suppressors of cellular resistance. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 107(23):10737-10742.