RIM: Research and Research Education

Equipment Lists


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Analytical Imaging Core Facility (AICF)

CONTACT: Boulina, Maria

  • Confocal Microscope
    Make: Leica
    Notes: Leica MP-NDD4/SP5/FCS/FLIM multiphoton/confocal upright F-techniques microscope MP/SP5
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  • Confocal Inverted Microscope
    Make: Leica
    Notes: Leica SP5 spectral confocal inverted microscope
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  • ApoTome Axiovert 200M
    Make: Zeiss
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  • AS LMD Laser Microdissection
    Make: Leica
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  • DMIRB Inverted Microscope
    Make: Leica
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  • MetaMorph Imaging System
    Make: MetaMorph
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  • PathScan 4 Microscope Slide Scanner
    Make: PathScan
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  • V750-M Flatbed Scanner
    Make: Epson
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  • CompuCyte iCys Imaging Laser Scanning Cytometer
    Make: CompuCyte


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Biorepository

CONTACT: Whitehead, Patrice

  • Qiagen Autpure LS
    Notes: automated purification of genomic DNA from large-volume samples
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  • Qiagen Qiansymphony
    Notes: automated purification of genomic DNA from small-volume samples and from wide variety of input sample types
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  • AutomatedSmaRTStore A3+ Sample Archiving System
    Make: Brooks
    Notes: access and retrieval of samples at a rat of more than 600/hr for processing
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  • Nautilus LIMS
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    Notes: track processing and usage workflows to provide accurate and precise sample data management
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  • LabelSoft8 Software and Instrumentation
    Make: Brady
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CFAR Laboratory Sciences Core Equipment

CONTACT: Roach, Margaret

  • Fluidigm Biomark HD
    Make: Fluidigm
    Notes: multiplex RT-PCR
    Location: BCRI 708
  • Fluidigm C1
    Make: Fluidigm
    Notes: single cell autoprep for Biomark
    Location: BCRI 708
  • Sony Sorter
    Make: Sony SH800
    Notes: 6 color sorter in biocontainment cabinet
    Location: BCRI 735
  • FACSCalibur
    Make: Becton Dickinson
    Notes: 4 color analysis
    Location: BCRI 708
  • Luminex Magpix
    Make: Luminex
    Notes: multiplex protein detection
    Location: BCRI 708
  • StepOne RT PCR
    Make: Applied Biosystems
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    Location: BCRI 708
  • Digital Droplet PCR
    Make: Bio-Rad QX100
    Notes: also has FAM (EvaGreen) and HEC (VIC) detection channels
    Location: Life Sciences 2332


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Comparative Pathology

CONTACT: Gray, Carolyn

  • Genesys Iodine Assays
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  • Randox-C
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    Notes: marker for stem cells
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  • Spife 3000
    Make:
    Notes: electrophoresis chamber
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  • HemaVet
    Make:
    Notes: Hematology analyzer
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  • Helena Labs Staining
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  • Vitros Chemistry 250
    Make:
    Notes: chemistry panel
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  • Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
    Make: Johnson & Johnson
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  • GeneAmp PCR 2400
    Make: Perkin Elmer
    Notes: replicates DNA
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Comparative Pathology-Histology

CONTACT: Cray, Carolyn

  • Leica RM 2135 Microtome
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  • Leica RM 2035
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  • Accu-Cut 5RM
    Make: Sakura
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  • Micron Cryostat HM 505 E
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  • Misonix Aure 54 Chamber
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Electron Microscopy EM Core

CONTACT: Margaret Peggy Bates

  • CM10
    Make: Phillips
    E-power:
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    Location: LPLC 4-33
  • CCD Camera
    Make: Gatan
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  • JEM 1400
    Make: JEOL
    Notes:
    Location: Rm4-34
  • Ultracut E
    Make: Reichert Jung
    Notes:
    Location: Rm 5-23
  • Ultracut R
    Make: Leica
    Notes:
    Location: Rm 5-24
  • MT 6000
    Make: RMC
    Notes:
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Flow Cytometry Core Facility

CONTACT: Kruger Gray, Huw “Zip”

  • FACS CANTO-II
    Make: BD Biosciences
    Notes: 8-color flow cytometric analyzer
    Location: RMSB
  • L SR-II
    Make: BD Biosciences
    E-power:
    Notes: 10-color flow cytometric analyzer
  • LSR-Fortessa-HTS
    Make: BD Biosciences
    E-power:
    Notes: 19-color high throughput flow cytometric analyzer
  • FACS Aria-1
    Make: BD Biosciences
    Notes: 8-color, flow cytometric cell sorter
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  • FACS Aria-liu
    Make: BD Biosciences
    Notes: 17-color flow cytometric cell sorter
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  • BioProtect-II BSL-2
    Make: Baker
    Notes: Bio safety cabinet
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  • FACS Aria-II
    Make: BD Biosciences
    Notes: 10-color flow cytometric cell sorter
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  • Fluorescence Microscope
    Make: Zeiss
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  • Countess Cell Counter
    Make: Invitrogen
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  • Partec CyFlow Space
    Make: Sysmex
    Notes: 6-color flow cytometric analyzer and absolute cell counter
    Location:


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Genotyping Core

CONTACT: Konidari, Joanna

  • Infinium Assay
    Make: Illumina
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  • HumanOmni5-Quadl
    Make: Illumina
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  • HumanOmni2.5-8
    Make: Illumin
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  • HumanOmniExpress
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  • HumanCore Array
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  • HumanCore Exome Array
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  • Human SNP Array 6.0
    Make: Affymetrix
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  • iSelet BeadChip
    Make: Illumina
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  • GoldenGate Custom Genotyping
    Make: Illumina
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  • OpenArray Genotyping
    Make: TAQMAN
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  • Tagman Allelic Discrimination Assays
    Make: Life Technologies
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  • Methylation 450K Array
    Make: Illumina
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High Content Screening Facility

CONTACT: Yan Shi

  • CRS Catalyst Express Robot
    Make: Thermo Scientific
    E-power: UPS
    Notes: Not open for public
    Location: Lois Pope 403
  • Array Scan VTI
    Make: Cellomics
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  • Life Cell Chamber Array Scan VTI
    Make: Cellomics
    E-power: UPS 2200
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Histopathology Core

CONTACT: Young, Juan

  • RM 2125 Rotary Microtome
    Make: Leica
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  • CM 1850 UV Cryostat
    Make: Leica
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  • VT1200 Vibrotome
    Make: Leica
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  • EM UC6 Ultramicrotome
    Make: Leica
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Microarray and Gene Expression Core
  • GeneChip Arrays
    Make: Affymetrix
    Notes: Human Gene ST, Human transciptome Array 2.0, Human Exon ST, Human miRNA
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  • Illumina Expression HumanHT-12 c4 Beadchip
    Make: Illumina
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  • Human Genome U133 Plus 2.0
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  • Human miRNA 3.0 Array
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  • Human Transciptome 2.0 Array
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  • Direct Hybridiation Assay
    Make: Illumina
  • iScan System
    Make:


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Oncogenetics Core Facility (OCF)

CONTACT: Dr. Sion Williams

  • ABI Genetic Analyzer 3130xl
    Make: Applied Biosystems
    Location: BRB 648E
  • Agilent Bioanalyzer
    Make: Agilent 2100
    Location: BRB 531I
  • AVISO CellCelector (Pending)
    Make: ALS
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  • Biomek NXp Robotics Platform
    Make: Beckman Coulter
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 531I
  • Drawer Double Wide DHD
    Make: VWR Scientific
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 542B
  • epMotion
    Make: Eppendorf
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 648F
  • Fluidigm C1 Single Cell Auto-Prep
    Make: Fluidigm
    Location: BCRI Floor 7 CFAR Lab D
  • Illumina Autoloader
    Make: Illumina
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 542F
  • Illumina Beadstation
    Make: Illumina
    Location: BRB 542F
  • Illumina iScan Microarray Scanner
    Make: Illumina
    Location: BRB 542
  • Nanodrop
    Make: Thermo Electron North America LLC Nanodrop 8000
    Location: BRB 531 I
  • Nanostring Analyzer
    Make: Nanostring
    Location: BRB 542C
  • NextSeq 500 Desktop Sequencher
    Make: Illumina
    Location: BRB Floor 7
  • RainDrop A Source
    Make: RainDance
    Location: BRB 531 I
  • RainDrop B Sense
    Make: RainDance
    Location: BRB 542 A
  • Roche LightCycler 480 #1 (OCF)
    Make: Roche Diagnostics Ltd
    Location: BRB 542 A
  • Roche LightCycler 480 #2 (shared OCF/HIHG)
    Make: Roche Diagnostics Ltd
    Location: BRB 542 A
  • SciGene Little Dipper
    Make: SciGene
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 531 I
  • Tecan Plate Reader
    Make: Tecan
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 531 I
  • Twister II
    Make: PerkinElmer
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 542 A
  • Polyscience LS-51 Compact Chiller
    Make: Polyscience
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 542 A
  • Applied Biosystems 9800 Fast Thermal Cycler
    Make: Applied Biosystems
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 542 B
  • GeneAmp PCR System 9700
    Make: Applied Biosystems
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 542 B
  • Bio-Rad C1000 Touch Thermal Cycler
    Make: Bio-Rad
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 542 B
  • Eppendorf Mastercycler proS
    Make: Eppendorf
    Notes:
    Location: BRB 542 C
  • Bench Top (for Illumina Beadstation)
    Make:
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    Location: BRB 542 F


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Ophthalmology Mass Spectronomy Core

CONTACT: Bhattacharya, Sanjoy

  • TSQ Wuantum Access Max
    Make: Thermo Scientific
    Notes: triple quadrupole mass spectrometer
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  • Triversa Nanomate
    Make: Advion Inc
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  • W-exactive Instrument w/ Easy nLC Nanospray System
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  • Proteome Discoverer
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  • LipidSearch Software
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Sequencing Core

CONTACT: Hulme, Bill

  • HiSeq 2000/2500
    Make: Illumina
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  • PGM 3730xl Platform
    Make: Life Technologies
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  • Robotic Workstations
    Make: Perkin Elmer
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  • LIMS
    Make: Genologics
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  • 3130xl Platforms
    Make: Life Technologies
    Notes: Utilize PCR, proprietary BigDye 3.1 chemistry and capillary eletrophoresis to provide high quality sequence reads for specific targets
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  • 3730xl Platforms
    Make: Life Technologies
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Tissue Banking Core Facility (TBCF)

CONTACT: Tan Ince, Lynn Herbert

  • Galileo TMA CK 3500
    Make: Olympus
    Location: Fox 436
  • Double Headed Microstar IV
    Make: Reichert Teaching Microscope
    Location: Fox 436
  • Retrospetive Breast Tumor Collection (1978-97)
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  • New Tumor Block Collection (2009-present)
    Tumors of all kinds
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Transgenic Animal Core Facility (TACF)

CONTACT: Inza, Maritza

  • ZeissTelaval 31 Inverted Microscope
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  • Olympus IMT-2 Inverted Microscope
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  • Axiovert 100TV Inverted Microcope
    Make: Zeiss
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  • Dissecting Stereoscopic Microscope
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  • BTX ECM 630 Electroporator
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  • XYClone Laswer Ablator
    Make: Hamilton Thorne
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  • Bio-Cool IV Model BCIV40A
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    Notes: controlled rate freezer
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In addition, Oncogenomics Facility equipment is available for sequencing and genomic analysis.

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