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Your biology home base is Phillips Hall, which is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and instruments that give you hands-on experience in class, conduct cutting-edge research and gain experience to ultimately jump-start a successful career.

Shared molecular biology lab facilities  

If you are passionate about molecular biology, we have everything you need to dive into your area of interest. Here are just some of the resources we have available. 

  • Beckman-Coulter CEQ 8000 Genetic Analysis System
  • Two Sorvall Superspeed Centrifuges
  • Beckman Ultracentrifuge
  • Two Revco -80° ultra-low freezers
  • Compound epifluorescent light microscopes
  • Scintillation counter
  • Autoclaves
  • Cold rooms & dark rooms
  • Gel dryer
  • 37° & shaker incubators
  • Tissue culture lab
Student in a lab.

Electron microscope facilities 

These facilities are a research and learning hub for four departments across the sciences. This extensive electron microscopy suite is spread throughout seven different rooms. It features three electron microscopes: two scanning (Hitachi KEVEX EDX) and one transmission (JEOL 2010). The capabilities of these microscopes allow us to see atoms and do elemental analysis with x-ray spectrometry. There is no charge for students and faculty to use this equipment.

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