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Health and Human Physiological Sciences

Hematology and Biochemistry lab

Hematology and Biochemistry Lab

The Hematology and Biochemistry laboratory at Skidmore College supports student and faculty research aimed at preparing and analyzing blood samples along a wide spectrum of variables.  Skidmore faculty and students utilize the following laboratory technologies in their research:

Blood assay equipment which allows the measurement of over 200 blood variables, including metabolites, electrolytes, hormones, and other chemical messengers

Used to measure of total cholesterol, lipid fractions, and blood glucose levels

Device using centrifugal force to prepare blood samples through density separation, moisture removal, and emulation of gravitation effects

Cold Storage Freezer

Cooling unit used to store and preserve temperature sensitive specimens