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Centers and Laboratories


Biomedical Engineering Projects Laboratory
Science & Technology Center Building, Room 252
This lab contains standard electronics equipment (digital oscilloscopes, signal generators, power supplies, electronics components, electronics breadboards, etc.) and personal computers for teaching laboratories and for individual or group design/research projects.

Cell and Tissue Culture Laboratories
Science & Technology Center Building, Rooms 283, 285, 286
For maintaining, growth and study of mammalian cell lines, tissue culture and tissue engineering and related needs. Facilities include carbon dioxide incubators, biosafety cabinets, microscopes. Jointly run with Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering.

Fermentation/Bioprocessing Laboratories
Science & Technology Center Building, Rooms 166, 167A
Jointly run with Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering.

Human Factors/Ergonomics in Remote Environments
Science & Technology Center Building, Room 156
Jointly run with Mechanical Engineering.

Materials Characterization - Keck Laboratory and X-ray Facility
Science & Technology Center Building, Room 211
Biophysical characterization laboratory including Circular Dichroism, Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Mass Spectrometry, Fourier Transform Raman Infrared Spectrometer with Microscope, Fluorescence Imaging, Gel Permeation Chromatography, High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Atomic Force Microscopy, Near Field Optical Microscopy. Jointly run with Departments of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Physics, Chemistry.

Molecular Biology Laboratories
Science & Technology Center Building, Rooms 157, 162, 164
PCR machines to perform DNA amplification, analysis, and purification, protein purification and characterization, SDS-PAGE electrophoresis, chromatography, HPLC. Jointly run with Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering.

Tissue Engineering Resource Center (TERC)
Science & Technology Center Building
This center is designed to advance fundamental and translational aspects of functional tissue engineering through scientific discovery, collaborations, training for investigators, and dissemination of scientific findings and new techniques to the tissue engineering community. Visit the TERC website to learn more.

For access and information about shared instrumentation in the BME department, please go to: Atomic Force Microscope lab.