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Cell Culture Equipment

Electroporation Equipment

  • One Amaxa Nucleofector II
  • One Invitrogen Neon Transfection System

xCelligence Real-Time Cell Analyzer

  • One real-time cell analyzer (RTCA) (ACEA Biosciences, Inc.) provides a label-free, non-invasive method to monitor adherent cell behavior, including proliferation, spreading and compound-mediated cytotoxicity.


  • One Mettler analytical balance
  • Two top loading electronic balances

CO2 Incubators

  • Five Panasonic large capacity incubators
  • One Sanyo low oxygen incubator


  • One Nikon DS-U3 digital camera

Cell Counting

  • One Nexcelom Bioscience Cellometer K2 Image Cytometer


  • One Beckman GS-6R refrigerated centrifuge
  • One Hermle Z-382K refrigerated centrifuge
  • Two Eppendorf 5702 clinical centrifuges
  • One RC-5 Sorvall Superspeed centrifuge

Computer Equipment

  • One Macintosh computer
  • Ten PC computers (three equipment-based)
  • One HP LaserJet printer

Liquid Nitrogen storage (all with automated fill and electronic monitors - 123,000 vial total capacity)

  • Three MVE 1536-P tanks
  • One Taylor Wharton LABS-20K tank
  • One Cryosafe Auto-tend tank


  • Three Nikon Model TMS inverted microscopes
  • One Nikon Eclipse Ts2R inverted microscope
  • One Nikon TS100 inverted microscope fitted for epifluorescence
  • One TS100 inverted microscope
  • One standard Leitz microscope


  • Three GEM refrigerators
  • One 4°C refrigerator
  • Nine -20°C freezers
  • One -80°C freezer
  • One walk-in 4°C cold room

Sterile Hoods

  • Six Class II biosafety sterile hoods

Water Purification and Deionization Equipment

  • One Millipore Reference water filtration system
  • One Millipore ELIX deionization system
  • One Millipore positive pressure filtration pump

Miscellaneous Equipment

  • Two pH meters
  • Four waterbaths
  • Five magnetic stirrers
  • Two power supplies for gel electrophoresis
  • One Leica Vibratome VT1000A for sectioning fresh tissue samples

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