Life Science Support and Integrated Facilities
28 Jun 2016



Details about equipment and support our facilities provide



Contact: Selene Roberts or Sarah Needham.

As part of ​OCTOPUS, we offer training and support to use the following equipment:

  • One Unimat-BS Class II and two BioMat 2 Microbiological Safety Cabinets, all 1200mm
  • Binder (C150) CO2 incubator
  • Two ​Galaxy 170R CO2 incubators
  • Biorad TC20 Automatic cell counter
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Gases on tap – Argon, Nitrogen, Carbon Dioxide, oxygen and compressed air
  • Benchtop Centrifuges (Eppendorf 5415D) with adaptors for 15 and 50ml tubes (Beckman Coulter, Allegra X-15R)
  • Light microscopes including Zeiss Primo Vert model
  • Eppendorf and Gilson pipettes, 0.1µL to 1mL, and multichannel Eppendorf, 30-300mL
  • IPC high precision multichannel dispenser
  • Waterbaths with sonicator
  • Vortex mixers, stirrers (including one heated) and rocking platforms
  • Sartorius LE244S and VWR balance
  • Rechargeable pipetting aids
  • Boby trolleys
  • Jenway 3510 and 3520 pH meters
  • Scotsman AF103 ice machine
  • Jasco V630 Spectrophotometer
  • Agilent technologies, Cary Eclipse fluorescent spectrophotometer with temperature controller
  • Perkin Elmer, Lambda950 uv/vis spectrophotometer
  • Thermo Scientific, Niolet iS10 and Niolet 380 FT-IR spectrometers
  • Protein solutions, Dynapro molecular sizing instrument
  • Invitrogen XCell surelock, Novex mini cell and iBlot
  • Biorad Mini Protean 3 cell and transblot, semi dry transfer cell
  • Kodak image station 4000MM Pro with fluorescent filters
  • Heating block
  • Bag sealer
  • Techne TC312 PCR
Make sure to also check out our integrated facilities: 

Contact: Roberts, Selene (STFC,RAL,CLF)