Lab Equipment

The McGovern center provides a shared set of state-of-the-art lab equipment, providing its members with an efficient and productive workspace to develop their research.

General lab equipment

  • Autoclave
  • Biohood micro
  • Biohood cell culture
  • Dish washer
  • Deionized water system
  • Fume hoods ERLAB x2
  • Ice machine
  • Vortex Standard Analog
  • Biological safety cabinet x3
  • Anaerobic environmental chamber

Cooling systems

  • 4 °C refrigerator
  • 4 °C walk-in cooler
  • -20 °C freezers x2
  • -80 °C freezers x2

Instruments

  • Centrifuge bench – refrigerated; 15,200 rpm; carbon fiber rotors
  • Centrifuge floor – refrigerated; 26,000 rpm; carbon fiber rotors
  • ChemiDoc™ MP imaging system – high resolution gel documentation system and stain-free technology imaging; multiplex fluorescent western blotting; chemiluminescence detection
  • Incubated stackable shakers x2 – 5°C below ambient to 60°C; 25 to 400 rpm; capacity of 12x2L Erlenmeyer flasks/shaker
  • Microscope inverted
  • Microscope Stereo
  • Plasma cleaner
  • Potentiostat
  • Spin Coater
  • Vacuum oven

Software

  • SIMCA
  • Pat Snap
  • Comsol
  • Microsoft Office

Center clients have access to internal pricing of the core facilities at the Biotechnology Resource Center (BRC).

Center clients also have access to specialized facilities and instruments located in various colleges of Cornell University. Center clients’ use may be subject to faculty use and other priorities.