Facilities and Equipment

Major Equipment

  • Chaminade Advanced Instrumentation Facility
    • Molecular Devices Axon Gene Pix 4000B Array Scanner
    • Molecular Devices Flex Station 3
    • MJ Research Tetrad DNA Engine, 4X96
    • Applied Biosystems Step One 5 color Real time PCR system
    • Amaxa Nucleofector
    • Thermo Scientific Focus GCMS system
    • Thermo Scientific Nicolet 380 FT-IF
  • Chaminade University Imaging Core
    • Nikon Ti Eclipse EPifluorescent and C1 Laser Scanning confocal microscope system with 3 solid state lasers
    • Acquisition and analysis computing stations with full suite Nikon Elements and C1 software including digital deconvolution and multiple other analysis modules
    • Olympus BH-2 BHS PLM Microscope with video camera
    • Leica Transmission (Fiber) Comparison Microscope
    • Olympus Polarized Light Microscope
  • Tissue Culture
    • Flow hoods with HEPA filters and UV sterilization, vacuum pumps, and tissue culture microscope.
  • Drosophila Culture
    • Dedicated fly stock room with incubator, food production station and microdissection set-up.
    • Twelve instructional fly stations
  • Molecule Biology
    • Bio-Rad Molecular Imager Gel Doc XR System
    • Bio-Rad xMark Micorplate Absorbance Reader
    • Fluorescence Microscope with Mercury Halogen Light Source
    • Applied Biosystems PCR Machines
    • Genesys 2 UV Spectrophotometer
    • Real Time PCR Thermal Cycler with Single Dye Camera
    • GE Nanovue Spectrophotometer
  • Protein Chemistry and biochemistry
    • Olympus, BH-2 Fluorescence Microscope
    • GE Healthcare Nanovue UV Spectrophotometer
    • Protein Gel Electrophoresis Systems
    • Flexidry MP Freeze Dryer
  • Instrumentation Core (supervisor Carl Sung)
  • Forensic Crime House (supervisor W. Sullivan)