Bleris-Makris (IMAGE) University of Texas at Dallas Caption Dr. Leonidas Bleris (front) and Dr. Yiorgos Makris, preparing samples in the lab, use a laminar flow tissue culture hood, an enclosed cabinet designed to prevent contamination, to work with mammalian cell lines. Bleris and Makris introduced a technology to safeguard customized cell lines from misidentification, cross-contamination and illegal replication. Credit The University of Texas at Dallas Usage Restrictions n/a License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.