Available Lab Resources

Research equipment available in the campus teaching and research laboratory spaces

Basic equipment

  • Refrigerators, freezers, and liquid nitrogen
  • Centrifuges and microcentrifuges
  • Millipore water purification systems
  • Autoclaves
  • SpeedVac concentrators
  • Still boxes and biosafety cabinets for microbial manipulation and tissue culture
  • Bacterial and mammalian tissue culture incubators
  • Various bacterial, yeast, and mammalian lines
  • Various recombinant enzymes and protein reagents
  • Archive containing thousands of recombinant plasmids and viruses
  • Various imaging systems

Amplification and quantification equipment

  • Thermal cyclers
  • Real-time thermal cyclers
  • Nanodrop spectrophotometers
  • Countess II FL cell counter
  • Scepter 2.0 cell counters
  • Microplate readers
  • Millipore single-tube flow cytometer
  • Millipore 96-well flow cytometer

Protein equipment

  • Liquid chromatography
  • Western speed transfers and blotters
  • Agarose and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis equipment


  • Bright-field
  • Phase contrast microscopes
  • Fluorescence

Cell introduction

  • Bio-Rad electroporator
  • Nucleofector device
  • Neon transfection system

Off-site resources

  • DNA sequencing
  • Small animal facility

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