We have two bench top centrifuges. The large one, a refrigerated Megafuge 40R, has a maxium speed of 15,200 rpm/25,00x G depending on the rotor used. The rotor available is the TX-750 with a maximum speed of 4700 rpm. We Read More …
Zeiss AX10 Imager with 10x, 20X, 40X and 100X (oil) objectives. Contrast method: Brightfield, DIC, Phase Contrast as well as Florescence using Zeiss filter sets 49, 10, and 20. The microscope comes equipped with a black and white camera and Read More …
Steam and pressure sterilization for use with fungal and bacterial cultures/pathogens
Zeiss Stero Discovery V8 stereoscope with manual 8X zoom comes equipped with a colour camera and Axio vision software
This cabinet provides a contamination free area to prepare PCR samples. This cabinet provides HEPA-filtered laminar flow, airflow monitoring, UV Lamp and prefilter change alarm
We also have a temperature controller shaker for growing liquid fungal cultures
We have three shakers available for growing fungal liquid cultures
We have two small microprocessor controlled waterbaths available. They feature temperature setpoint with 0.1°C precision. Temperature range from ambient to 99°C
The Mini-Beadbeater-16 disrupts microbial cells and plant and animal tissue by by agitating four to sixteen standard microcentrifuge tubes containing small ceramic beads and disruption buffer. In the presence of nucleic acid extraction media DNA or RNA is recovered.
We have a range of incubators used to culture fungi: Dark at 17C, 21C, 14C, and one with a range of -5C to 40C; plus one with 12h light and 12h dark at 21C.
Two light racks for growing fungi in Petri plates at room temperature. We also have similar capabilities for growing plant material in Petri plates under light.
Used for working with level 2 pathogens. HEPA filter is used to provide environmental protection, while the cabinet’s designs provides personal protection
This Clean air bench workstation is used for pouring plates and working with fungal cultures in a clean environment