Common Equipment

The following list contains large pieces of scientific equipment available for use by any employee or graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences. Please note that certain pieces of equipment can only be operated by specific department employees and/or require payment for use.

Common Equipment
Item Qty Location Contact Notes
Autoclave 1 016 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. Large size, must be operated by teaching labs staff
Autoclave 1 016 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. Small size, must be operated by teaching labs staff
Autoclave 1 216 McKinly Lab Farmer, J.  
Autoclave 1 249 Wolf Hall Farmer, J.  
Autoclave 1 342 Wolf Hall Farmer, J.  
Automatic pumping / dispensing units 2 016 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T.  
Centrifuge 1 020 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. Beckman Ultra
Centrifuge 1 020 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. Sorval
Centrifuge 1 226 McKinly Lab Simmons, D. Ultra
Centrifuge 1 247 Wolf Hall Nohe, A. Sorval RC-5B Superspeed
Centrifuge 1 248 Wolf Hall Galileo, D. Beckman L8-55M Ultra, no rotors
Centrifuge 1 259 Wolf Hall Naik, U. Beckman Coulter Avanti JE
Centrifuge 1 307 Wolf Hall Duncan, M. Superspeed
Centrifuge 1 307 Wolf Hall Duncan, M. Ultra, see Duncan lab for available rotors
Centrifuge 1 218 McKinly Lab Usher, D. Beckman L8M
Coldroom 1 016 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. 4° C, walk-in
Coldroom 1 260 Wolf Hall Farmer, J. 4° C
Coldroom 1 336 Wolf Hall Farmer, J. 4° C
Coldroom 1 352 Wolf Hall Farmer, J. 4° C
Dark room 1 334 Wolf Hall Farmer, J. With developer
Glasswasher 1 016 McKinly Lab Farmer, J.  
Glasswasher 2 216 McKinly Lab Farmer, J.  
Glasswasher 1 009 Wolf Hall Farmer, J.  
Glasswasher 1 249 Wolf Hall Farmer, J.  
Glasswasher 1 342 Wolf Hall Farmer, J.  
Fluorescence microscope 1 214 McKinly Lab Dan Simmons/Dave Usher Nikon inverted microscope equipped with epifluorescence. Images can also be relayed to the Gel Documentation Unit through a cooled CCD camera (this permits quantitation of the signal and printing of the images).
Ice machine 1 226 McKinly Lab Farmer, J.  
Ice machine 1 019 Wolf Hall (in hall) Farmer, J.  
Ice machine 1 251 Wolf Hall Farmer, J.  
Ice machine 1 301 Wolf Hall Farmer, J.  
Incubator 1 020 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. 37°, floor model
Incubator 2 022 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. Tabletop
Incubator 1 023 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. Large size
Incubator 2 024 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. Tabletop
Incubator 1 307 Wolf Hall Duncan, M. 30° C, medium size, for yeast
Incubator shaker 1 251 Wolf Hall Duncan, M. Bacterial/Yeast - gone
Incubator shaker 1 307 Wolf Hall Farmer, J. Bacterial/Yeast
Incubator shaker 1 307 Wolf Hall Duncan, M. 37°, large size, for bacteria
P2 laminar flow hood 1 252 McKinly Lab   For virus work
Petri dish filling machine 2 016 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. Must be operated by teaching labs staff
Projector 1 213 McKinly Lab Simmons, D. NEC
Projector 1 213 McKinly Lab Simmons, D. Sony CX-5, accepts memory stick (computer not necessary)
Refrigerator 1 023 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. Large size
Refrigerator/freezer 1 020 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. Floor model
Refrigerator/freezer 1 023 McKinly Lab Della-Volpe, T. Small size
Scintillation counter 1 259 McKinly Lab Simmons lab Beckman LS5801
Scintillation counter 1 307 Wolf Hall Carson lab Packard TriCarb 2900TR, Liquid Scintillation Analyzer
Scintillation counter 1 307 McKinly Lab Farmer, J. Beckman LS6000
Spectrophotometer 1 252 Wolf Hall Naik, U. Nanodrop overview
Speed vac 1 307 Wolf Hall Farmer, J.