Facilities of Cell and Molecular Biology, M.S.

Pew Campus, Downtown Grand Rapids


Chemical room- [pic]

2 sonicators

Radioisotope room-
Beckman Scintillation counter
2 Boekel Bambino hybridization ovens

Kodak XOMAT film processing unit

Microscope room- [pic]
1 Olympus BX51 upright research
scope w/DIC & fluorescence

2 Olympus IX71 inverted research
scope w/ DIC & fluorescence

2 Olympus SZX12 research
fluorescent dissecting scopes

2 digital cameras w/ analysis software

Autoclave room- [pic]
2 large capacity autoclaves

1 Labprepco dishwasher

1 Labprepco dishdryer

4 Tissue culture rooms- [pic]
2 rooms (per room): 2 laminar flow hoods,
2 water-jacketed CO2 incubators

2 rooms (per room): 2 biosafety cabinets
2 water-jacketed CO2 incubators

1 room: Eppendorf microinjection system w/
Zeiss Axiovert 200 microscope hook-up

Walk-in cold room [pic]

Walk-in warm room [pic]


2 Sorval RC5C Plus high-speed centrifuges [pic]

1 Sorval Discovery 90SE ultracentrifuge

Leica CM3050 cryostat [pic]
Advanced Chemtech Apogee peptide synthesizer [pic]
Beckman Coulter DU-800 spectrophotometer

Agilent photodiode array spectrophotometer [pic]
Photon Technologies Inc. QM-7 T format fluorimeter [pic]

Biotronette Mark III environmental light chamber
4 Percival light chambers
2 Percival Arabidopsis growth chambers

3 New Brunswick benchtop air shaking incubators [pic]
2 Innova stacked floor model shaking incubators [pic]

2 Eppendorf refrigerated microfuges
13 Eppendorf microfuges

2 Eppendorf Gradient PCR machines

1 Eppendorf PCR machine
1 Eppendorf Electroporator

Stratagene MX3000P Realtime PCR [pic]

Bio-Rad Helios Gene gun

2 Eppendorf speed vacs
2 gel dryers
Kodak Gel Logic gel documentation system

Labconco lyophillizer
2 -80 freezers

6 variable temp benchtop incubators
6 refrigerated water baths

1 vacuum drying oven

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

Padnos Hall, Allendale


Walk-in cold room

Radioisotope room


Tissue Culture room:

2 Biosafety cabinets

1 Lab-Linewater-jacketed CO2 incubator

1 REVCO plant growth chamber

Biosafety Cabinet



Eppendorf refrigerated microfuge

Eppendorf Gradient PCR machine

HP 8452A photodiode array Spectrophotometer
with Peltier temperature control

2 Kodak EDAS 290 gel documentation systems

Labconco lyophillizer

-80 Freezer

Water-jacketed CO2 incubator

VWR air shaking incubator

1 light chamber

Liquid nitrogen cell storage dewar

Lab-line shaking water bath

Lab-line orbital shaking incubator, benchtop

Lab-line orbital shaking incubator, floor model

Eppendorf microfuges
BioRad Mini-Protean III gel systems

IEC refrigerated high-speed centrifuge w/876 & 877
Beckman Ultracentrifuge


Pixera PRO 156ES dissecting scope

Nikon Fluorescent scope w/digital camera

2 Leica Research dissecting scopes