Biomaterials Synthesis Equipment

  • VMR Scientific Laboratory Oven
  • Glass Reaction Flasks for Schlenk Line Technique Reactions
  • Innovative Technology Pure Solv (Dry Solvent System)
  • Innovative Technology Glove Box
  • Precision Vacuum Oven

Biomaterials Characterization Equipment

  • Uniaxial mechanical testing machine (Instron, Canton, MA)
  • Mercury porosimeter (Micromeritics, Autopore III, USA).
  • Rame’-Hart contact angle goniometer
  • Hewlett Packard LC 1100 series Gel Permeation Chromatography
  • Agilent 1100 series High Performance Liquid Chromatography
  • Brookfield PRO II Viscometer
  • UV-VIS spectrophotometer

Scaffold Fabrication Equipment

  • In-house Constructed Electrospinning Apparatus
  • Microsphere fabrication facility
  • Braiding machine

In Vitro Cellular Analysis Equipment

  • Cell hood
  • TECAN Spectra Fluor+
  • Centrifuge
  • Microscope
  • MicroCT
  • Guava Cell Counter
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction Instrument
  • Cryogenic Cell storage facility
  • Surgery Suite

Other Equipment at our Access

  • Thermo Nicolet Nexxus 670 infrared spectrometer
  • X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
  • PGT IMIX-SPIRIT energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDXS) detector with an ultra-thin window for light element detection down to boron
  • Atomic Force Microscopy
  • X-Ray Diffraction Spectroscopy
  • Varian Oxford 300 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry
  • Thermal Gravimetric Analysis
  • Rheometer
  • Rame’-Hart contact angle goniometer, model 200-00 with a digital interface
  • Transmission Electron Microscopes:
    • JEOL 1230 with real-time digital imaging(2Kx2K) and ultra high resolution digital imaging (4Kx4K)
    • JEOL 100CXII with real-time digital imaging (2Kx2K)
    • JEOL 2000FXII 200kV Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Scanning Electron Microscope:
    • JEOL 6400 with Orion image processing
    • JEOL JSM-6700F, JEOL JSM 840 with image processing software
  • Confocal Microscopes:
    • Zeiss LSM 510
    • Zeiss LSM 510 with Purple Diode laser (for excitation of DAPI)
    • Zeiss LSM 510-META/FCS with an Eppendorf Micromanipulator and injector
    • Zeiss Axiovert Wide-Field
  • Improvision Volocity 4D Rendering Software
  • High Resolution Vacuum Evaporator for rotary shadowing
  • Reichert (Leica) Ultracut Ultramicrotomes (3)
  • Critical Point Dryer
  • Sputter Coater