Centrifuge in the lab

Laboratory and Field Equipment

Whether you’re studying a neurodegenerative disease or dissecting a specimen, you’ll find the equipment you need in our facilities. We’ve collected some of the best equipment around to help you with your research and studies:

Shared Major Instruments and Spaces

  • EVOS inverted fluorescence microscope
  • Dionex/ThermoFisher ion chromatograph
  • Leco TruMac carbon/nitrogen analyzer
  • PerkinElmer Optima Series ICP optical emission spectrometer
  • Tekmar-Dohrman total organic carbon analyzer
  • Turner Designs 10-AU fluorometer
  • O. I. Analytical Flow Solution IV autoanalyzer for total dissolved nitrogen analyses
  • Environmental chambers (5)
  • Greenhouse
  • Darkroom
  • Aquaria room

Common Lab and Field Equipment


  • Fluorescence microscopes
  • Gas chromatograph
  • High-performance liquid chromatography unit with diode-array detector
  • High-speed refrigerated centrifuges
  • Image analyzer
  • Laminar flow hoods
  • LECO TruMac Series CN Macro Determinator
  • Liquid scillintation counter
  • Luminescence spectrometer
  • Microplate readers (UV/Vis and flourescent)
  • Microtomes
  • PCR thermal cyclers
  • Phase and fluorescence microscope
  • Photosynthetic gas-exchange analyzer
  • Radiometer-photometer
  • Real-time PCR system
  • Scanning electron microscope
  • Tissue culture hoods and cO@ incubators
  • Two heating/cooling incubators
  • Ultracentrifuge
  • Ultracold freezer
  • Ultrapure water production units
  • UV-vis spectrophotometers
  • Vapor pressure osmometers
  • Video densitometer
  • Ancillary equipment for molecular biology
  • Atomic absorbance spectrophotometer
  • Autoclaves
  • Benchtop fluorometer
  • Carbon dioxide incubator
  • Cell sorter/flow cytometer
  • ChemiDoc imager
  • Confocal microscope
  • Constant temperature bath
  • Cryotome
  • DNA sequencing apparatus
  • Drum roller for incubating yeast and bacteria
  • Electrophoresis documentation/analysis unit
  • Electrophoresis units
  • Electroporator