FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE:
The cc-TDI incubator has is a complete BSL-2 research facility with equipment available including centrifuges & micro-centrifuges, water baths & heating blocks, shaker, rockers, scales, thermal cyclers including a Strategene Mx4000 real time pcr instrument, light microscopes (Leica PrimoVert system for cell culture; Zeiss dissecting stereo microscopes; Nikon Eclipse 80i light and fluorescence microscope), Thermo GenPure UV/UF water system, single and multi-channel pipettors, apparatus for DNA and protein electrophoresis, autoclave sterilizer, Class II A2 biosafety cabinet for tissue culture, +4C refrigerator, -20C freezer, -80C freezer, 20,000 sample capacity liquid nitrogen storage systems. A backup power system supports key equipment.
OTHER MAJOR EQUIPMENT:
In addition to the basic laboratory equipment listed above, the following other major equipment are available: