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Lab Capabilities

Fabrication

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Biofabricator Loom

Woven scaffolding

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Laser Cutting Fabrication

Cutting or engraving of acrylic, metal, Mylar, or polycarbonate

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Fiber Extrusion

Varible thickness with PLGA, PLA, PLG, or PCL

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One Shot Extruder

Extrusion through die for desired shape

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Carver Press

12 ton hydraulic press

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Spin Coater

Uniform thin film polymer coatings

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Electrostatic Bead Generator

Hydrogel beads and encapsulation


Mechanical Testing

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Materials Strength Testing

Compression and tensile testing

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Differential Scanning Calorimeter

10°C - 400°C calorimeter

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Pulverizer

Crushes material without need for freezing


Chemical Detection

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Gas Chromatography

100 meter column. Able to detect isomers. Configured to detects fatty acids

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Biochemistry Analyzer

Glucose, Lactate, Glutamine, Glutamate, Xylose, Ethanol, Methanol, Sucrose, Galactose, Lactose, Choline, and H2O2.
96 well plate capable

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Karl Fischer
Moisture Sensor

Moisture detection as low as 10 ppm. 10mg sample size


Gene/Protein Detection

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Real-Time PCR System

Thermocycler for 96 well plates

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Nanodrop Spectrophotometer

DNA, RNA and protein quantifier. 2ul sample size

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PCR Workstation

UV sterilized area for PCR work

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Western Blotting

Quantitative western blot for protein quantification.

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UV Gel Imaging System

UV transilluminator


Cell Culture Test Equipment

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Flowcytometer

Cell counting and conformational identification. 96 well capable

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Culture Plate Spectrophotometer

Absorbance and Fluorescent 96 well plate spectrophotometer (250-900nm)

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Fluorescent
Microscope with Camera

Inverted microscope with fluorescent excitation and filters. Digital capture

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Scepter Cell Counter

Rapid cell counting for trypsinized cells

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Cell Sonication Scepter

Cell disrupter for 0.2 to 50ml of liquid


Cell Culture Equipment

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Biological Safety Cabinets

Four BSL1 cabinets, 
One BSL2 cabinet

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Cell Culture Incubators

Five 37°C CO2 Incubators

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Roller Bottle Incubator

Variable speed culture rotator

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-80 C Freezers

Electric powered freezers

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Liquid Nitrogen Cryostorage

Two cell line storage containers