Ecosystem access
Coastal research vessels at HCMR-IMBBC
On-site access, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)
Description :

Inflatable boat for access to coastal ecosystems around Crete

Expertise :

Small boat with driver for access to coastal ecosystems of the Gulf of Heraklion, Crete.

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr, kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Ecosystem access
Sampling equipment at HCMR-IMBBC
On-site and/or remote access, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)
Description :

Sampling equipment for sediment (grabs, box corers, corers, frames), hard substrate (innovative sampling gear 'MANOSS') and water column (plankton nets, Niskin bottles, CTDs). They can be operated by divers, from the coast or from small boat, according to the type of equipment

Expertise :

Sampling equipment for sediment (grabs, box corers, corers, frames), hard substrate (innovative sampling gear 'MANOSS') and water column (plankton nets, Niskin bottles, CTDs). They can be operated by divers, from the coast or from small boat, according to the type of equipment.

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr, kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Ecosystem access
Scientific diving at HCMR-IMBBC
On-site and/or remote access, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)
Description :

Access to coastal habitats (hard and soft substrate, Posidonia and algal meadows, plankton) of the Gulf of Hearklion, Crete (Cretan Sea), by scuba diving, for sample collection, observations or experiments

Expertise :

Access to coastal habitats of the Gulf of Hearklion, Crete (Cretan Sea).The access can be berformed by scientific divers of IMBBC-HCMR, or by the user who should be accompanied by a diver of IMBBC-HCMR. Access can be from a boat or form the coast.

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr, kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Ecosystem access
Submersibles at HCMR-IMBBC
On-site and/or remote access, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)
Description :

Submersibles for underwater imaging: Side Scan Sonar DE3468D (DeepVision) for sea-floor mapping, BlueROV2 for underwater video and photography

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr, kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Experimental facilities
Aquaria and Tanks at HCMR-IMBBC
On-site access, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)
Description :

Tanks and associated labs for experiments on aquafeed testing for sea bass, sea bream and meagre

Expertise :

Expert advice on Mediterranean aquaculture (aquaculture, nutrition, diet formulation, reproduction, pathogens)

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr, kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Experimental facilities
Dry laboratories at HCMR-IMBBC
On-site access, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)
Description :

Access to molecular biology lab, ecology and taxonomy lab

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr, kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Technology platforms
Bioassays at HCMR-IMBBC
On-site and/or remote access, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)
Description :

Bioassays for assessing biological or biochemical activity (e.g. antibacterial and antioxidant capacity, cosmetics-oriented bioassays)

Expertise :

Bioassays for assessing biological or biochemical activity in microplate format (96- or 384-well), using a robotic liquid handling system for mixing and a fluorescene/absorbance microplate reader for signal recording

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr, kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Technology platforms
Imaging at HCMR-IMBBC
On-site and/or remote access, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)
Description :

Micro CT imaging (Skyscan 1172). Underwater imaging and optical miroscopy

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr, kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Technology platforms
Molecular biology and omics at HCMR-IMBBC
On-site and/or remote access, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)
Description :

DNA sequencing facility with ABI3730 (Sanger sequencing and fragment analysis), MiSeq-Illumina (library construction and sequencing for amplicons, transcriptomes and small genomes), MinION-Oxford Nanopore (library construction and sequencing)

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr, kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Technology platforms
Structural and chemical analysis at HCMR-IMBBC
On-site and/or remote access, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)
Description :

Targeted analysis of biomolecules and metabolites (carotenoids & chlorophylls, hormones, biotoxins, peptides & proteins, fatty acids), with LC-MS/MS and GC-MS

Expertise :

Sample extraction and cleanup (e.g. SPE). Analysis of steroid hormones, biotoxins, peptides & proteins by LC-MS/MS, analysis of carotenoids & chlorophylls by LC-DAD and analysis of fatty acids by GC-MS

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr, kasapidi@hcmr.gr