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Cell culture equipment:

  • Three tissue culture biocabinets
  • Ruskin InVivo2 500 hypoxia/anoxia cabinet
  • liquid nitrogen cell storage
  • bacterial shaker and incubator
  • Oxford Optronix ColCount
  • Stratalinker 1800 UV box
  • custom-made hyperthermia treatment units

Molecular Biology equipment:

  • ND-1000 Nanodrop spectrometer
  • Bio-doc-It Imaging system
  • Dual-light transilluminator
  • Perkin Elmer fluorescence spectrometer
  • PTC-200 Peltier Thermal cycler with additional blocks
  • Tissue homogenizer
  • Water bath sonicators


  • Ultracentrifuges
  • Microfuges
  • Refrigerated Benchtop Centrifuges
  • Hematocrit (capillary tube) Centrifuge

Histology equipment:

  • Leica cryotome
  • TPI Vibratome
  • Leica microtome
  • Full immunohistochemistry staining set up

We also possess a small animal surgery suite and all supportive equipment (Oxy-Lite oxygen saturation monitor, water pump thermal regulators, Labconco enclosure for sterile surgeries, custom-made hyperthermia treatment units)

Finally, our lab also coordinates activities for equipment within the Imaging Core ( and the Radiation Shared Resources (consisting of the Cesium irradiator, X-Rad 160, X-Rad 320, Pantax Orthovoltage irradiator and MicroCT irradiator)