Other CEMS Facilities and Equipment
BL2 Tissue Culture Facility
- Eleven biological safety cabinets
- Four phase contrast microscopes
- Three double unit Forma Scientific water jacketed incubators
- Eleven single unit Thermo Scientific Series II water jacketed incubators
- Four Beckman (GS6R) and one Eppendorf (5810R) centrifuges
- Four isotemp waterbaths
- Beckman Coulter Avanti J-26 XP high performance centrifuge fitted with JE-5.0 elutriation system
- Affymetrix 417 microarrayer, and Affymetrix 418 microarray scanner
- LI-COR Odyssey®CLx Imaging system
- Stratagene Mx3005p qPCR for quantitative 96-well plate RT-PCR
- ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System 384 wells plate platform
- Agilent Bioanalyzer 2100
- NanoDrop 1000 micro-volume UV/Vis spectrophotometer
- Melanie II 2D gel processing software
- Becton-Dickinson Cell Lab Quanta SC Fluorescence cell cytometer
- Magpix Multiplexing Platform
Imaging and Morphology Facility
- Amnis ImageStream MKII, Imaging Flow Cytometer
- Six inverted (Nikon, Olympus), two stereo (Nikon, Olympus), and two upright (Nikon, Zeiss), one with a dual head (Nikon).
- Upright (Nikon Eclipse 800) and five inverted (Zeiss 200M, Zeiss Axiovet 10, Nikon Diaphot 300, Olympus IMT-2, Life Technologies EVOS FL) models.
- Metamorph (Universal Imaging) and AxioVision (Zeiss) hardware and software packages.
- Infinimite Video System (Edmund Scientific).
- a VIP 2000 tissue processor, a Tissue-Tek embedding console.
- Jung 820 rotary microtome and a Leica 3050S cryomicrotome.
- Reichert Ultracut S ultramicrotome, and a darkroom for film and paper processing
- Zeiss PALM System.
Cell, Tissue and Organ Preservation Facilities
- Dedicated GLP-like area with two clinical-grade organ perfusion devices (Organ Assist, Groningen, The Netherlands)
- Siemens RapidPoint500 blood gas analyzer
- 3 BL2 hoods with small and large-scale perfusion systems
- Three small and two porcine/human scale perfusion systems
- 2 controlled rate freezers, Planer Kryo 560 and Planer Kryo 10
- 4 controlled temperature chillers (Engel MHD13) and custom-built organ cooling chambers
- Fill-it device (Tap biosystems, UK) for automated vial filling and capping
Mass Spectrometry Facility
- AB Sciex 6600 Tripletof High Resolution Mass Spectrometer
- HP 6890 Gas chromatograph-HP 5973 MSD Mass Spectrometer
- HP 1100 Series LC-MSD-spectrometer
- Agilent GC-MS 5873 Turbo equipped with 5975 C Inert XL EI/CI MSD, with Triple-Axis Detector and model 7693
- Heli FANas Plus Automatic Breath Test System