Genomics core equipment
To note, usage charges cover maintenance and running of equipment. New equipment is added by academic cost sharing and grant proposals.
Step One Plus Real Time PCR
A 96 well instrument for applications such as SNP Genotyping, Gene Expression Analysis, MicroRNA Expression, Protein Expression, Translocation Analysis, Gene Detection, Viral Load Analysis.
Labnet's MultiGene Gradient Thermal
This thermocycler produces consistant, reliable results, with 96 well block (12 8 x 0.2 mL strip tubes, 96 x 0.2 mL). This unit is extremely simple to program, compact in design and built to perform.
A wide choice of electrophoresis apparatus and blotting apparatus is provided for protein and nucleic acid applications
BD Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer with sampler
A unique low-pressure pumping system drives the fluidics. A sheath-focused core enables event rates of up to 10,000 events per second and a sample concentration of over 5 x 106 cells per mL. In addition, the system derives sample volume and can calculate absolute counts or sample concentration per microliter.
UVP Sterile PCR and workstation
Equipped with an open UV lamp installed in the upper part of the hood. Ideal for Nucleic acid extractions, PCR.
UVP Biospectrum imaging system
Gel doc, DNA, protein gels, chemiluminescence blots, TLC gels and 2D gels with 5MP camera)
ThermoFisher Fluroskan FL Microplate Fluorometer and Luminometer
Perform a number of fluorometric and luminometric research applications with the Thermo Scientific™ Fluoroskan Ascent™ FL Microplate Fluorometer and Luminometer, which offers versatile plate formats, fast plate reading speeds, top/bottom plate reading and up to three dispensers
Departmental Equipment Wish List
Items of equipment can be added to the departmental equipment wish list for addition to future PI grants and shared multi-user grant proposals. Examples of current items include a NanoDrop, A DNA sequencer and an upgrade to current thermocycler capabilities. Once added to the core facility the equipment is management, serviced and maintained by the Core Facility Techncial Team.