Equipment

A list of some, but not all, of the instrumentation in the lab the makes our science happen

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Olympus IX-83

Setup for 488, 561, 633 nm excitation through-the objective TIRF or epifluorescence. Two-color detection with a 560 nm dichroic. Photometrics 95B sCMOS.

Olympus IX-73

488, 532, 633 nm excitation with TIRF, HILO, or epifluorescence. Double Helix Spindle^2 3D imaging capabilities. Andor iXon 897 Life EMCCD.

Homebuilt Light Sheet

Under construction! 3D coming soon!

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Inspection Microscope

When you just want to take a little peek at your sample before treking down to the basement of Rockefeller.

Fluorometer

Jasco FP-8350 with 4-cell, Peltier temperature control, and solid state sample add-ons

UV-visible spectrophotometer

Jasco V-750 with OneDrop micro volume sampling add-on

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Type 1 water system

You can't see single-molecules if your water is dirty!

Plasma cleaner

Look at the glow! You also can't see single molecules if your coverslips are dirty. The plasma can be used to change surface chemistry too. Hooked up to O2 tank.

Biosafety Cabinet

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Cogs

-80 C freezer

Keeping everything nice and chilly. On emergency power.

Cryo Storage Tank

When nice and chilly isn't cold enough.

Conductivity Meter

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Engine
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pH meter

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CO2 incubator

Keeping those eukaryotic cells nice and toasty at 37 C

Bacteria incubator

Keeping those bacteria also nice and toasty

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Thermal Shaker

Then shake those bacteria cells up!

Sonicator

After their warm lil' shake, we bust the bacteria open to get the protein inside

Vacuum Oven

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Oven

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Spin coater

Yes it's a CD player. But it spins and works!

"Raman" microscope

Not currently setup, but could be a fun project. Andor Xyla cameras for spectroscopic detection.

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Gas tanks

We have Ar, O2, N2, and CO2 currently in the lab