Biology and Marine Biology

(Axel Boer) #1

elemental analyzer)
HPLC and gas chromatographs
histology core laboratory
WNC Herbarium, range and an animal care facility
Unix and Sun workstations; personal computers upgraded every 2-4 years
Computing facilities for the development of image processing, and analysis software applicable to the
imaging of biological specimens.

Examples of equipment acquired by Department faculty since 2008; this list is not exhaustive
FEI Tecnai G2 Spirit Biotwin transmission electron microscope
Leica SP8 laser scanning confocal microscope
Olympus IX81 spinning disc confocal microscope
Olympus SZ dissecting microscope with infinity digital camera
Leica UC7 ultramicrotome
Leica CM 1860 cryostat
Bio Rad PDS-1000 particle delivery system
Leica EM CPD300 critical point dryer
Dedicated Marine Mammal Stranding Response Truck
REVCO ULTRACOLD -86 C chest freezer 20.5 CUFT
Walk-in cold room to hold specimens for detailed dissection
Thermocycylers (several)
Thermomixer and table-top shakers
microcentrifuges, refrigerated centrifuges (several)
Expansion of research quality aquaria systems
Analytical balances (several)
Peltier biological incubators
Dissecting microscope with digital camera and software package
GE Ultrospec 8000 UV/Vis spectrophotometer
Molecular Devices M2e multimodal microplate spectrophotometer
Labconco Biological Safety Cabinet for cell culture
Nuaire CO2 incubator for cell culture
Seahorse XFp metabolic flux analyzer
Olympus BX40 phase contrast microscope
Olympus IMT-2 inverted phase contrast microscope
DMA-80 mercury analyzer
IKA C2000 calorimeter system
Perkin-Elmer TriCarb 2910 Liquid Scintillation Counter
Turner Trilogy module-based fluorometer
Genesys 20 Spectrophotometer
25 Leica DME compound light microscopes
Thermo Scientific Heracell 150i CO2 incubator
Labconco Protector Controlled Atmosphere Glove Box
Sartorious CPA225D micro scale
Qiagen TissueLyser LT
DIC/phase contrast inverted microscope with image analysis software
Research Flume: 4.0m x 0.75m x 0.30m water channel capable of producing flows up to 0.37 m/s.
Removable floor panels allow for addition of sediment to a depth of 0.15 m.
Dantec Particle Image Velocimeter to perform combined measurements of planar 2 component velocity

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