General Equipment

A popular real-time PCR instrument capable of supporting a broad range of dyes.  It is useful for gene expression assays, pathogen detection, and SNP assays.  

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Location: ECC Lab 260 Bench F (Standard)

Location: ECC Lab 510 Bench A (FAST)

A gel and blot documentation system capable of supporting chemiluminscent, fluorescent, and colorimetric samples. Image lab software.

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Location: ECC Lab 260 Bench F

A modular electroporation device that includes a CE (capacitance extender) module, a PC (pulse controller) module, and a shock pod cuvette chamber.  Electroporation conditions including time, voltage, pulse interval, pulse time, and wave form are easily modified.  This instrument is recommended for both eukaryotic and prokaryotic transfections.

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Location: ECC Lab 260 Bench F

A standard 96-well thermocycler that is very user friendly and easy to program.  The temperature gradient feature is useful for optimizing reaction conditions or performing PCR using multiple primers with differing annealing temperatures.

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Location: ECC Lab 260 Bench F

A high performance plate reader that is capable of measuring absorbance, florescence, and luminescence.

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Location: ECC Lab 260 Bench F

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There are two available rotors:
    1) A-4-71: Swinging Bucket, 4,000 rpm, 3,220 x g
    2) F-34-6-38: Fixed Angle, 12,000 rpm, 18,500 x g

Location: ECC Lab 260 Bench F

A vial based liquid scintillation counter for applications such as cell studies, cytotoxicity measurements and detection of primary C-14 consumption, as well as swipe tests. 

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Use of this instrument requires training and user privileges. Please click here to begin the training process. 

Location: HSRB Lab E-263 

A highly sensitive imaging system that relies on fluorescently-labeled antibodies rather than enzymatic reactions and can be used for most protein analysis applications. One particularly useful feature of the Odyssey is that it is capable of detecting two targets simultaneously.

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Location: ECC Lab 510 Bench A

A spectrophotometer capable of analyzing nucleic acid and protein samples in the 220 to 750nm range.  The nanodrop only requires 1 to 2ul of sample and is 50 times more sensitive than traditional spectrophotometers. It is capable of measuring 2-3700ng of double stranded DNA. 

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Location: ECC Lab 260 Bench F

A shaker that utilized an eccentric counter balance drive providing a horizontal plane of rotary motion in a circular orbit. Allows variable speeds ranging from 50-400 RPM with a temperature range of 7C to 60C and continous, programmed, or timed operating periods from 0.1hr to 99.9hrs. 

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Location : ECC Lab 260 Bench F

Location: ECC Lab 510 Bench A

An inverted scope suitable for regular cell observation.

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Location: ECC Lab 260 Bench F

Microplate scintailation and luminescence reader that is capable of analyzing up to 12 samples at a time in 24, 96, or 364 well microplate formats or in microcentrifuge tubes. It is capable of counting gamma, beta or luminescent samples.

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Location: ECC Lab 560 Bench Q

A microcentrifuge with a standard rotor that accomodates 24 x 1.5/2.0ml tubes in a single row. Maximum rpm of 14,800.

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Loction: ECC Lab 260 Bench F

A tabletop process that offers variable speeds (90sec, 120sec, or 180 second processing cycle) which can be adjusted from within the processor. A 17-inch wide film transport system provides faster film feed for larger radiographys, or two 8"x10" films can be processed side-by-side. 

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Location: ECC 405 and HSRB E-393