Protein / Tissue Work

Resources for protein and tissue work.

Equipment Department Location Year Contact Notes
New Brunswick Modified Bioflo 110 Modular Benchtop Fermentor (chemostat) Dental Science 6th floor, Dental Science 2002 Stuart Dashper Features: Continuous culture of bacteria, especially useful for fastidious species.
Access: By arrangement with Stuart Dashper. Training required.
Biacore 3000 system Dental Science 6th floor, Dental Science 2003 Neil O'Brien-Simpson Features: Analyses interations between a ligand and analyte and can determine the strength of that interation.
Access: By arrangement with Neil O'Brien-Simpson
AID Elispot Reader System Dental Science 6th floor, Dental Science 2005 Neil O'Brien-Simpson Features: Counts spots on membrane filters which have been used in ELISPOT assays.
Access: By arrangement with Neil O'Brien-Simpson
Bio-plex system Dental Science 6th floor, Dental Science 2006 Neil O'Brien-Simpson Features: Uses fluorescently labelled beads to determine the concentration of analystes in solution. Kits are available for cytokine assays from BioRad and Linco.
Access: By arrangement with Neil O'Brien-Simpson
Peptide synthesiser Microbiology & Immunology Microbiology building 2003 Tony Purcell, David Jackson Access: Constant supervision required due to lab security. Contact Tony Purcell or David Jackson for access.
DAKO Autostainer Pathology Medical building, room W629 2002 Melissa Southey Features: Histology autostainer.
Access: By arrangement through Melissa Southey.
Leica Cryostat Paediatrics Royal Children's Hospital 2007 Amanda Fosang Access: By arrangement with Amanda Fosang.
Plate reader Pharmacology Medical building, room N803 2003 Trudi Harris Features: Visible wavelengths.
Access: Booking sheet.
Microwave-assisted automated peptide synthesiser Pharmacology Medical building N922 2007 TBA TBA
Neon Transfection System Surgery, AH Austin Hospital 2009 Kathryn Marshall Access: By arrangement with Kathryn Marshall