Facilities

Molecular and Microbiology

  • Laminar flow hood, UV-sterile for molecular biology
  • AirClean PCR workstations with UV sterilization
  • Free-standing shaking incubator
  • Ultra-low temperature (-80°C) freezers, for biological specimens.
  • Autoclave sterilizer
  • Beckman® Allegra X-30R refrigerated centrifuge
  • Beckman® Optima TLX ultracentrifuge
  • Barnstead® Nanopure, UV/UF water system
  • Hybridization Incubator
  • Beckman Coulter UV-Vis spectrophotometer
  • Eppendorf Mastercycler Gradient PCR machine
  • Qsonica Q500 Sonicator System
  • Labconco Centrivap DNA Concentrator
  • Tecan GENios Pro Plate Reader
  • Rainin Liquidator 96 Liquid Handling System
  • Sorvall RT 6000B Centrifuge
  • Sartorius Chemostat

Organic Geochemistry

  • Fume hoods for organic geochemistry
  • All-plastic acid/base/phenol hood
  • MARS microwave sediment extractor
  • Turbovap® concentrator
  • Explosion-proof refrigerators and freezers
  • Muffle furnace, 1200°C
  • Agilent analytical-scale 1100-series HPLC
  • Agilent prep-scale 1200-series HPLC

Instrument Room

Clockwise from upper left:

  • Thermo Trace GC Ultra/Delta V Advantage Isotope Ratio mass spectrometer
  • Agilent 6520 Accurate-Mass Q-ToF HPLC/MS
  • Agilent HPLC/MSD Quadrupole mass spectrometer with APCI and ESI ionization sources and fraction collector
  • Agilent® 6890 Gas Chromatograph/5973 inert mass spectrometer
  • Thermo Delta Plus Advantage stable isotope mass spectrometer, with moving-wire interface
  • Vacuum line for cryogenic separation of gases (not pictured)
  • Agilent 6410 Triple Quad UHPLC/MS (not pictured)