Quantitation & Manipulation

Covaris S-Series Focused Ultra Sonicator- The S220 is a versatile, high power system that performs at high frequencies for a variety of applications such as DNA shearing for NGS, chromatin shearing, tissue homogenization, and much more.
Location: 8th Floor, CGSB
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Diagenode Bioruptor & Bioruptor Pico- These sonicators uniformly processes multiple samples and can be used to shear DNA and chromatin as well as homogenize tissue.
Location: 8th Floor, CGSB
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Bioanalyzer 2100 – The Department has two Agilent Bioanalyzer 2100 systems. The Bioanalyzer is a micro-fluidics based platform that is able to analyze the quantity, quality, and characteristics of small RNA, DNA, protein and cell samples. Samples are run in ~30 minutes and results are saved into a pdf file.
Location: 8th Floor, CGSB & 8th Floor, Brown
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Typhoon FLA 9000 – Laser scanner for the quantification of proteins, nucleic acids and other bio-molecules, including measurement of radioactive labels, chemifluorescent Western Blots, 2-D DIGE, multiplex fluorescence and colorimetric stains.
Location: 7th Floor, Brown
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TapeStation 2200 – The Agilent TapeStation 2200 automates RNA and DNA sample QC. It offers scalable throughput, is fast and easy to use, and provides researchers with great reproducibility.
Location: Location: 8th Floor, CGSB
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Blue Pippin – The Sage Science Blue Pippin can target a broad range of molecular sizes (90bp to 50kb) for use in preparing NGS libraries. 5 samples can be run in parallel with no risk of cross-contamination.
Location: Location: 8th Floor, CGSB
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Countess II FL- The Life Technologies Countess II FL is an automated cell counter with florescence capability. This allows for cell counting, fluorescent protein expression monitoring, and measuring of cell viability.

EVOS Light Cubes Available: GFP, RFP, & DAPI

Location: Location: 8th Floor, CGSB
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NanoDrop Spectrophotometers – The NanoDrop allows the quantification of microvolumes. The Department has a number of these units, including one in the Shared Equipment Core, for general use.
Location: Location: 8th Floor, CGSB
Mini-Medical 90 Film Processor- This processor is a small foot-print processor that enables researchers to develop films for a variety of experiments. The unit is self contained and can handle films from 4″x4″ to 14″x36″. It is also extremely quick, capable of processing 90 14″x17″ films per hour.
Location: 6th Floor, Silver