Structural and chemical analysis
On-site and/or remote access, HCMR-IMBBC (Greece)
Technology platforms
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
Library services
On-site access, HCMR-IMBBC (Greece)
Training & library services
Description :

Online library services and library facility

Expertise :

Online access to scientific e-journals through the Hellenic Acadamecic Libraries Link (HEAL-Link) and access to the HCMR library facility.

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Imaging
On-site and/or remote access, HCMR-IMBBC (Greece)
Technology platforms
Description :

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

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Molecular biology and omics
On-site and/or remote access, HCMR-IMBBC (Greece)
Technology platforms
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
Biobanks
On-site and/or remote access, HCMR-IMBBC (Greece)
Biological resources
Description :

Sample series from the Aegean and Ionian seas (since 1989), DNA collections

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Organisms collected in the wild
On-site and/or remote access, HCMR-IMBBC (Greece)
Biological resources
Description :

Sampling of marine organisms from coastal habitats around Crete (Cretan and Libyan Seas)

Expertise :

Organisms collected with various methods (by scuba diving, by small boat, from the coast), from coastal habitats of Crete (hard and soft substrate, Posidonia and algal meadows, plankton), mostly from the Gulf of Heraklion. Collection for fish species is not standard serviceprovided but it can be feasible for certain species.

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Taxonomic services
On-site and/or remote access, HCMR-IMBBC (Greece)
Biological resources
Description :

Taxonomic identification of invertebrates (polychaetes, amphipods, decapods, sponges)

Expertise :

Experts for taxonomic identification of marine invertebrates of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Data analysis tools and software
Remote access, HCMR-IMBBC (Greece)
E-services
Description :

Bioinformatic pipelines for analysis of NGS data on the high-performance computing cluster "Zorbas" , 3D Image processing for Micro CT. For more info: https://hpc.hcmr.gr/

Expertise :

Access to software available on the hpc cluster of IMBBC for bioinformatic analysis

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Data sets
Remote access, HCMR-IMBBC (Greece)
E-services
Description :

Micro-CT scans and videos. Citizen science data (e.g. COMBER, CIGESMED datasets)

Contact :
kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Coastal research vessels
On-site access, HCMR-IMBBC (Greece)
Ecosystem access
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