Major Instruments

  • Genesys 10S UV-Vis spectrophotometers (n=2, 2016)
  • Innova -80ºC freezer (2016)
  • BenchTop Pro Omnitronics lyophilizer with vacuum pump (shared w/ Chemistry, 2015)
  • Olympus sterozoom microscopes (n=8, 2015)
  • Bartels and Stout microscope objective for Leica research scope (2015)
  • Genemarker software (2015)
  • Genesee minicentrifuges and BenchMixer vortexers (n=2, 2015)
  • Genesee rotor centrifuge (2015)
  • 1300 Series A2 Class II, Type 2 biological safety cabinet (2015)
  • Digital dry baths (n=2) and water baths with blocks (n=2, 2015)
  • Pipet Lite adjustable spacers (n=8, 2015)
  • Rainin micropipettors (n=6, 2015)
  • Barnstead Smart2Pure water purification system (2015)
  • Genesee multi-channel pipettors (n=32, 2013)
  • Consolidated Model SSR-3A-ADVPB sterilizer autoclave (2013)
  • Leica DM1000 microscope system (2013)
  • Dino-Eye eyepiece digital cameras w/ 23, 30, 30.5 mm apertures (2013)
  • VWR Symphony gravity convection incubator (2013)
  • Ultrospec 10 Classic cell density meter (n=2, 2013)
  • BioRad Agarose gel electrophoresis cells including tanks, lids, cables, PowerPac basic power supply, gel trays, combs (n=4, 2013)
  • Eppendorf TC-7 roller drum 120V 50/60 HZ (n=4, 2013)
  • LifePro 96-well gradient thermal cycler (n=3, 2013)
  • Covaris M220 Focused-ultrasonicator w/ notebook computer, Sonolab software (2013)
  • Nanodrop UV-Vis spectrophotometer 2000 (n=2, 2013)
  • Fisher Scientific pulsing vortex mixer (n=4, 2013)
  • Sigma-Aldrich 96-well plate replica plater (2013)
  • Genesee digital water baths (n=4), and dry baths and blocks (n=4, 2013)
  • Eppendorf refrigerated microcentrifuges (n=2, 2013)
  • Qubit Systems FluorPen leaf fluorimeters (n=4, 2013)
  • Decagon Devices leaf porometers (n=4, 2013)
  • ATR AL72 Minitron shaking incubator w/ cooling tray, base, clamps (2012)*
  • Eppendorf microcentrifuges (n=2), rotors (n=5, 2012)*
  • Elga PURELAB Flex 3 water purification system (2012)*
  • Jenway visible light spectrophotometer (2012)*
  • Illumina Real-time PCR system (2012)*
  • Lab refrigerator and freezer (2012)*
  • Additional components to Zeiss LSM 710 laser scanning confocal microscope system - 34-channel photomultiplier tube, BiG detector, Stagetop C02 & humidity control, light source, imaging workstation, objectives (2012)*
  • Zeiss LSM 710 laser scanning confocal microscope system (2012)
  • BioRad ChemiDoc XRS+ System and MacVector DNA analysis software license (2012)
  • Denville digital microcentrifuges, digital heat blocks (n=4, 2012)
  • Leica CM3050 Cryostat vibratome (2012)
  • Sutter Instrument micromanipulators (n=2, 2012)
  • Olympus SZ51 stereomicrocsopes (n=16), light sources (n=2, 2012)
  • Molecular Devices Patch clamp amplifier (2011)*
  • Nikon Ti-U Inverted Fluorescence microscope w/ CCD camera (shared w/ Physics, 2010)*
  • Olympus SZ61 digital stereomicroscope, PC workstation, digital imaging software (2010)*
  • Q-Imaging camera (2010)
  • Applied Biosystems qPCR system (shared w/ Chemistry, 2010)
  • Phillips XL-30 SEM w/ EDAX CryoX Energy Dispersive X-ray Analysis Detector, SPI-Module Sputter Coater, Carbon Coater (2010)
  • Laminar flow hood (2009)
  • Noldus Observer XT 9.0 behavioral coding software (2009)*
  • Bio-Rad C1000 biothermocycler (2009)*
  • Leica Cryostat vibratome - refurbished (2009)*
  • SPIKE 2.0 Data Acquisition package Cambridge Electronic Design Ltd (2009)*
  • Zeiss AxioExaminer A1 fluorescence microscope (2009)*
  • Nanodrop ND-1000 spectrophotometer (2008)*
  • Thermo Scientific Nanodrop ND-1000 spectrophotometer (2008)
  • Olympus BX51 microscope with DIC and epifluorescence (2006)*
  • Olympus DP51 CCD imaging camera (2006)*
  • Rolera XRQ-imaging CCD camera (2009)*
  • Olympus SZX 16 digital stereoscope with PC workstation and Olympus CAST digital imaging software (2008)*
  • Olympus 100X oil immersion microscope objective (2008)*
  • Genesys 10 UV/Vis spectrophotometers (2006)
  • Zylux FB15 luminometer (2006)
  • Q-Imaging Retiga 2000R CCD camera for Olympus IX-70 inverted microscope w/ IPLab software (2005)*
  • QImaging RGB slider digitally controlled liquid crystal filter system (2005)*
  • Biostage 600 MCC thermal microscope stage (2005)*
  • Revco -80ºC freezer (2004)
  • BioPac data acquisition systems (2003)
  • Leica GZ6 stereo dissecting microscope (2003)
  • BioRad Western Blot Processor (2002)
  • Alpha Innotech UV/Vis gel imaging system (2001)
  • IEC Micromax RF refrigerated microcentrifuge (2001)
  • BioRad GS710 imaging densitometer (2000)
  • Leica Trinovid spotting scope (2000)
  • Nikon D5 digital camera w/ 300 mm lens (2000)
  • BioRad GelDoc gel imaging system (1999)
  • Hybard Omn-E thermocycler (1999)
  • Eppendorf 5301 concentrator (speedvac) with BioRad Hydrotech vacuum pump (1998)
  • Fisher UV Crosslinker hybridization oven (1998)
  • Neslab RTE 111/211 refrigerated circulating water baths (1998)
  • OptiScience OS5FL modulated fluorimeter (1998)
  • Perkin Elmer 2400 thermocycler (1998)
  • PP Systems EGM-2 Infrared gas analyzer (1998)
  • Stratagene Robocycler 40 gradient thermocycler (1998)
  • Shimadzu 1201 UV-Vis spectrophotometer (n=2, 1998)
  • Baker Edgegard laminar flow hood (1996)
  • Beckman LS6500 liquid scintillation counter (1996)
  • Corning 350 Ion analyzer (1996)
  • Genesys 5 UV-Vis spectrophotometer (1996)
  • LabLine shaking microbiological incubators (n=3, 1996)
  • LiCor 1600 steady state porometer (1996)
  • MJ Research Minicycler thermocycler (1996)
  • New Brunswick Scientific shaking water bath (1996)
  • Nuaire biological safety cabinet – Class II (1996)
  • Olympus IX70 inverted research microscope with epifluorescence and DIC  (1996)
  • Sorvall RC2B refrigerated centrifuge (1996)
  • Coulter Counter ZM (1995)
  • VWR -80ºC freezer (1994)
  • Hewlett Packard 5800 gas chromatograph (1993)
  • Olympus BH2 epifluorescence microscopes (1993)
  • Beckman L7 ultracentrifuge (1990)
  • Hotpack refrigerator/incubator (1990)
  • Marketforge Sterilmate autoclave (1990)
  • Savant refrigerated microcentrifuge (1990)
  • Endocal TRE9DD refrigerated circulating bath (1986)
  • Percival environmental chamber (1985)
  • Bausch and Lomb ultramicrotome (1969)
  • Nichrome P350 electrode puller

 * Equipment and instrumentation purchased with funds from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust