Metabolic Phenotyping Core
For Service requests please go to the ILab portal
Syann Lee, Ph.D.
Main lab location K5.126
Phone : 214-648-8088
Preferred way of contact is Email. If we do not answer the phone, we might be busy processing your samples. We provide letters of support for grant submissions both on and off campus. The Metabolic Phenotyping Core (MMPC) provides state-of-the-art analytical and phenotypical measures to the scientific community both inside and outside UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Our goal is to expand the scope of techniques available to investigators, standardize key methodologies, and expedite the completion of research on diseases related to metabolic disorders (diabetes and obesity), cancer, aging neurological disorders, etc.
VITROS MicroSlide™ technology, ELISAs, and magnetic bead mapping multiplex technology Chemistry analysis
Plasma Lipoprotein Fractionation by FPLC
Tissue extraction of cholesterol and triglyceride level
Metabolic chambers that measure calorimetry, activity, and food/water consumption
Elisa for mouse , rat and Human samples
Body composition analysis (DEXA, MRI, or micro-CT)
Glucose-insulin clamp studies
Seahorse XF-24(3) Extracellular Flux Analyzer for cellular metabolism study
Sphingolipid profiling using LC-MS/MS technology
Treadmill for mice and rats