Facilities & Equipment

Genomics students have access to modern research-caliber equipment, including:

  • Robotic microarray printer
  • Gel documentation system
  • Cryostat
  • Microscope
  • Speedvac
  • Nanodrop
  • Fluorometer/spectrophotometer
  • Gel electrophoresis for proteins and nucleic acids
  • Real-time PCR machine
  • Thermal gradient PCR machine
  • Quad PCR machine
  • Flow cytometer

Students use a variety of software and databases to accomplish the sophisticated tasks of designing and building DNA devices. In addition to the equipment listed above, our lab also has several computers configured with customized software for genomics and bioinformatics.