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Facilities in Grand Rapids, Downtown

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Facilities: Equipment: Chemical room- [ pic]
2 sonicators 2 Sorval RC5C Plus high-speed centrifuges [ pic]
1 Sorval Discovery 90SE ultracentrifuge Radioisotope room- Beckman Scintillation counter 2 Boekel Bambino hybridization ovens Leica CM3050 cryostat [ pic]
Advanced Chemtech Apogee peptide synthesizer [ pic]
Beckman Coulter DU-800 spectrophotometer Darkroom- Kodak XOMAT film processing unit Agilent photodiode array spectrophotometer [ pic]
Photon Technologies Inc. QM-7 T format fluorimeter [ pic]
Microscope room- [ pic]
1 Olympus BX51 upright research scope w/DIC & fluorescence Biotronette Mark III environmental light chamber 4 Percival light chambers 2 Percival Arabidopsis growth chambers 2 Olympus IX71 inverted research scope w/ DIC & fluorescence 3 New Brunswick benchtop air shaking incubators [ pic]
2 Innova stacked floor model shaking incubators [ pic]
2 Olympus SZX12 research fluorescent dissecting scopes 2 Eppendorf refrigerated microfuges 13 Eppendorf microfuges 2 digital cameras w/ analysis software 2 Eppendorf Gradient PCR machines Autoclave room- [ pic]
2 large capacity autoclaves 1 Eppendorf PCR machine 1 Eppendorf Electroporator 1 Labprepco dishwasher Stratagene MX3000P Realtime PCR [ pic]
1 Labprepco dishdryer Bio-Rad Helios Gene gun 4 Tissue culture rooms- [ pic]
2 rooms (per room): 2 laminar flow hoods, 2 water-jacketed CO2 incubators 2 Eppendorf speed vacs 2 gel dryers Kodak Gel Logic gel documentation system 2 rooms (per room): 2 biosafety cabinets 2 water-jacketed CO2 incubators Labconco lyophillizer 2 -80 freezers 1 room: Eppendorf microinjection system w/ Zeiss Axiovert 200 microscope hook-up 6 variable temp benchtop incubators 6 refrigerated water baths Walk-in cold room [ pic] 1 vacuum drying oven
Walk-in warm room [ pic] Liquid nitrogen
2 liquid nitrogen storage drawers 1 explosion proof refrigerator / freezer 1 inflammable refrigerator / freezer 4 -20 freezers [ pic]
5 refrigerator / freezers 1 microplate reader 2 micropipette pullers