Research Facilities

Laboratory Equipment

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Newly renovated labs (1400 sq. ft.) with new furniture and equipment

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New analytical balances and Eppendorf Gradient PCR Thermal cycler

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Ultrapure water system with remote dispenser

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Laminar flow PCR workstation with UV light and HEPA filter

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 Biosafety Cabinet for tissue culture

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High-speed benchtop centrifuge

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Two fluorescence microscope-based microfluidics workstations on a vabration-resistant optical table

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An inverted microscope-based workstation with LabSmith high voltage sequencer for bioseparation research


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Microfabrication facilities, located on the first floor of the Multidisciplinary Research Buildings (MRB), contains 2,400 ft2 of cleanroom space, 900 ft2 for a machining room, 400 ft2 of wet lab space and offices. This facility is under the direction of Drs. Susan Lunte and Karen Nordheden. The facility is available to KU researchers in all departments and provides training to new investigators and graduate students in the use of microfabrication procedures and equipment. The facility provides capabilities for photolithography, plasma etching of high surface ratio elements, glass etching, laser ablation, metal deposition, dielectric material deposition and microchip characterization. For instrumentation information, please visit the Adams Institute Microfabrication Facility.

Other Research Facilities at KU

KU is well equipped to support the cutting-edge research in chemistry, biology and engineering. Please check the resource pages in Chemistry, Molecular Biosciences and the School of Engineering.

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