To note, usage charges cover maintenance and running of equipment. New equipment is added by academic cost sharing and grant proposals.


Departmental Equipment Wish ListItems 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 new cryostat, microtome and embedding station. Once added to the core facility the equipment is management, serviced and maintained by the Core Facility Technical Team.
 Labnet's MultiGene Gradient Thermocycler Labnet's MultiGene Gradient Thermocycler

This thermocycler provides consistent, reliable results while making gradient technology affordable. This unit is extremely simple to program, compact in design and built to perform.
 Step One Plus Real Time PCR machine  

Step One Plus Real-Time PCR machine

A 96 well instrument for applications such as SNP Genotyping, Gene Expression Analysis, MicroRNA Expression, Protein Expression, Translocation Analysis, Gene Detection, Viral Load Analysis. 

Electrophoresis equipment  

Electrophoresis equipment

A wide choice of electrophoresis apparatus and blotting apparatus is provided for protein and nucleic acid applications

BD Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer with sampler  

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 


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  

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  

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

 Thermo Scientific Varioskan Flash Plate reader


 
Thermo Scientific Varioskan Flash Plate reader

Delivers excellent performance in imperious research assays and spectral scanning. This equipment ensures remarkable versatility for a huge range of implementations with the inclusion of up to three onboard dispensers, unconditional wavelength selection, effortless measurement setup with automated internal functions, incomparable optical performance in addition to a highly innovative Thermo Scientific SkanIt* Software.

 Eppendorf Biospectrophotometer

 Eppendorf Biospectrophotometer

Measurement of DNA, RNA and protein concentration (UV and colourimetric). Applications: Incorporation rate of fluorescent molecules (550 nm/650nm), e.g. for microarray experiments, Enzymatic assays (e.g., peroxidase, alkaline phosphatase, beta-galactosidase) and Optical density of cells (OD 600) etc.

 Refrigerated mini centrifuges   

Refrigerated mini centrifuges

1.5 and 2ml tubes. 13,000rpm. 

 wishlist  

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 new cryostat, microtome and embedding station. Once added to the core facility the equipment is management, serviced and maintained by the Core Facility Technical Team.

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