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Microbial Fermentation Laboratory

The microbial fermentation laboratory offers equipment to perform cell culture investigations. In addition to the major instrumentation listed above, the Laboratory houses other items needed for microbial culture experiments including a laminar flow hood, autoclave, incubator shaker, research grade microscope, balance, pipettors, plain shakers and glassware. We also have access to a Waters Alliance HPLC system for off-line measurement of other extracellular species concentrations and a FACSAria flow cytometer and cell sorter for cell population studies.

Department(s): 

Chemical Engineering
Shared Resource

College/Unit: 

College of Engineering

Contact: 

Michael Henson

Resources: 

Pentium IV computer equipped with New Brunswick BioCommand software that provides real-time fermenter monitoring and control capabilities

Availability: 

Public

Research: 

Flow Cytometry Facility

Do you have cells that express GFP? Would you like to obtain a pure population of these cells? Do you have an antibody that recognizes a subset of cells in the population of cells you study? These and hundred of other questions can be answered by flow cytometry

Department(s): 

Veterinary and Animal Sciences

College/Unit: 

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Contact: 

Amy Burnside

Location: 

Room 68 ISB Building

Availability: 

Public

Research: 

Baculovirus Biotechnology Laboratory

Insect baculoviruses are the most widely uses and most versatile eukaryotic gene expression in use today. As experts in insect cell culture systems and insect viruses The Baculovirus Biotechnology Laboratory offers over 20 years of experience working with baculovirus expression systems.

Department(s): 

Plant Soil and Insect Sciences
Shared Resource

College/Unit: 

Natural Resources and the Environment

Contact: 

John Burand

Resources: 

The Baculovirus Biotechnology Laboratory houses a range of instrumentation for:

Availability: 

Public

Research: