Yoav Altman

Yoav Altman

Facility Director

Yoav Altman's Bio

Yoav Altman received his BA degree in Integrative Biology from the University of California at Berkeley. He started working with flow cytometry in 2001 at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology and joined Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in 2002 as Manager of the Flow Cytometry Shared Resource and was promoted to Director in 2009. Yoav has over 18 years of experience sorting and analyzing a variety of cell lines and primary cells, including IPSCs, hESCs, immune cells, disaggregated tumors and solid tissues, such as cardiomyocytes, hepatocytes, intestinal epithelium, brain tissue, and skeletal muscle. His expertise includes a variety of single-cell assays including side population, cell cycle, apoptosis determination, immunophenotyping, calcium flux, mitochondrial membrane potential, ROS, fluorescent proteins, and FRET. Yoav is available to assist with reagent selection, experiment design, data analysis, protocol development, grant preparation, instrument training and operation and writing methods sections for publications. Yoav’s current interests include developing new imaging flow cytometry methods as well as single-particle analysis of submicron biological particles.

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