Research Facilities and Resources


    There are several laboratory spaces in the biology department. Faculty are involved in projects across a range of subdisciplines, including: cell and molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, organismal biology, and ecology.


Equipment available for research:

  1. BulletFluorescence microscope

  2. BulletMicroplate reader

  3. BulletInverted tissue culture microscope

  4. BulletDark field and phase contrast microscopes

  5. BulletAnaerobic microbiology equipment

  6. BulletDigital photomicrography equipment

  7. BulletUV spectrophotometer

  8. BulletConventional and Cryostat histology microtomes

  9. BulletRefrigerated centrifuge

  10. BulletClinical centrifuge

  11. BulletIEP-agar and SDS-PAGE electrophoresis systems

  12. BulletSubmarine protein/DNA electrophoresis systems

  13. BulletThermal cycler

  14. BulletMultiporator

  15. BulletSonicator

  16. BulletFreezer: -80 degrees

  17. BulletAutoclaves

  18. BulletpH meters and microelectrodes

  19. BulletFermentation/distillation equipment for fuel ethanol production

  20. BulletBio-Rad Chemi-doc XRS image documentation system

  21. BulletEnvironmental chambers

  22. BulletPIT-tagging systems

  23. BulletRadiotelemetry equipment

  24. BulletOxygen/Carbon Dioxide gas analyzers

  25. BulletEKG, heart rate, and ventilation monitors

  26. BulletYSI oxygen metter/thermistor

  27. BulletAquatic current meters

  28. BulletVernier water quality equipment

  29. BulletLive animal traps/Animal rooms

  30. BulletUltrasound converter bat detector

  31. BulletHerbarium


   

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Greenhouse

Tissue-culture

Microscopy lab

Molecular biology lab