Instruments and Computational Facilities

Computational Facilities
Mass Spectrometry Equipment
Biochemistry Facilities

Computational Facilities

  1. Clinical Barcoding System 
  2. Data acquisition computers attached to mass spectrometers, scanners, Beckman BioMex FX robot, HPLCs and other analytical equipments.
  3. Data analysis software:
    1. Rosetta Biosoftware Elucidator
    2. Matrix Science Mascot
    3. Crosstalker
    4. Proteome Software Scaffold
    5. X! Tandem
    6. Sequest
    7. ProtMapMS
    8. MassMatrix
  4. Closed-circuit camera system for trouble shooting and user instructions of Mass Spectrometers with computer recording capability.

Mass Spectrometry Equipment

The Proteomics Core laboratory has a full complement of mass spectrometry and proteomics facilities available including:

  1. Waters nanoACQUITY UPLC interfaced to Thermo TSQ Quantum Ultra.
  2. Dionex Ultimate 3000 RSLC nano LC system interfaced to a Thermo TSQ Quantiva.
  3. Agilent 1290 Infinty LC interfaced to an Agilent UHD Accurate-Mass Q-TOF LC/MS..
  4. Beckman Biomec FX robotic liquid handling systems is available with 96-well head and SPAN-8 flexible arm. Numerous ALPs are available including heating/cooling and vacuum filtration.  
  5. 2 Waters nanoACQUITY UPLC interfaced to Orbitrap Elites

Other major equipment includes: Protein solutions light scattering instrument, time-resolved fluorescence using CCD detection, FTIR, and Uv-Vis spectrometers.

Biochemistry Facilities

The Center hosts a variety of biochemistry facilities and equipment including: HPLC and FPLC chromatography apparatuses, microfuges, regulated water baths, gel dryer, vacuum pump, high voltage power supplies, sequencing gel units, protein and DNA electrophoresis apparatuses, refrigerators, freezers, analytical balances, pH meter, micropipets, radiation safety equipment, glassware, pipettes, -80 degree Celsius freezers and cold rooms.