Equipment and Resources

Animal models
  • Drosophila melanogaster
  • Rodents
  • Mammalian cells 
Microscopy
  • Laser scanning confocal microscope (Zeiss LSM 780)
  • Laser scanning confocal microscope (Zeiss LSM 710)
  • Laser scanning confocal microscope (Zeiss LSM 700)
  • Zeiss AxioVert inverted fluorescence microscope 
  • Nikon microscope Eclipse 50i with fluorescence unit
  • Multiple dissection microscopes
  • Multiple compound microscopes
  • Olympus inverted light microscope
DNA/Protein electrophoresis, quantification equipment and imaging
  • Agarose gel electrophoresis system
  • Bio-Rad Mini-Protean System
  • Bio-Rad Trans-Blot Cell
  • Bio-RAD Protean II system
  • Power supplies
  • Bio-Rad Trans-Blot Semi-Dry electrophoretic transfer cell
  • Multiple Hoefer scientific semi dry transfer unit
  • Quantus fluorometer
  • UVP BioDoc-It imaging systems for DNA, RNA and protein gels
  • LI-COR Odyssey XF Gel Doc system for chemiluminescence or fluorescence
  • Microwave for gel-electrophoresis
PCR systems
  • Multiple Thermocyclers for PCR
  • Stratagene MX3005P qPCR System
  • Applied Biosystems 7300 Real-Time PCR System 
  • PCR Cabinet
Cell culture and incubators
  • 3x Telstar biosafety cabinets for mammalian cell culture
  • Thermo Scientific Forma 3111 water jacketed CO2 incubator; TC 230 
  • HERAcell 150 CO2 incubator 
  • LMS cooled incubator (-10°C to +50°C )
  • Dry shipper
  • Liquid Nitrogen Flask x3
Baths, heat blocks, centrifuges and stirrers
  • Ultra centrifuge
  • Bench-top centrifuge machines for 1.5 and 2 mL tubes
  • Centrifuge for 15 mL or 50 mL tubes
  • Corning mini microcentrifuge
  • Refrigerated centrifuge
  • Water bath
  • Hot plate
  • Heat block
  • Hotplate stirrers
  • IKA Vibrax VXR variable speed orbital shaker
  • Taab rotator orbital type N laboratory shaker
  • Luckham slow orbital shaker
  • Shaking incubator
  • Bucket centrifuge with microplate adapter
Other equipment
  • Luminex® 100/200 system
  • Creality Ender 3 3D Printer
  • Fmax (molecular devices) fluorescence microplate reader
  • Vibratome
  • Paraffin bath
  • Tissue-Tek thermal console
  • Eppendorf BioPhotometer
  • Precisa analytical balance
  • Laboratory scales
  • Bench-top centrifuges
  • Vortex machines and whirl-mixers
  • pH meter without a probe
  • 4 degree celsius fridges
  • -20 degree celsius freezers
  • -80 degree celsius freezer
  • Dynex DS2 automatic ELISA system
  • Microtome
  • Hand held tissue homogenizer 
  • Microplate shaker 
  • Ultra pure water
  • Thermo-scientific cytospin 
  • Micro-pipette arsenal
  • Magnetic stirrer
  • Auto-clave
Needed equipment
  • Nanodrop spectrophotometer
  • Sonicator
  • Flow cytometer
  • Nanopore sequencer
  • illumine sequencer 
Needed consumables
  • Routine reagents for cell and molecular biology
  • Pipette tips
  • Lab chemicals
  • Western blot consumables
  • Protein and DNA electrophoresis consumables
  • Immunohistochemistry consumables
  • PCR and qPCR consumables
  • Microscopy consumables
  • Cell culture consumables