Facilities

Collaborating facilities include the UGA NanoSEC clean room and Georgia Advanced Computing Research Center. Specialized facilities within 171 RBN include:

Emulsion Workstation

  • Avanti extrusion system
  • Avanti sonication system

Pipette/Buffer/Microfluidics Manufacture Workstation

  • Sutter P-1000 pipette puller
  • Narishige Microforge
  • Sutter BV10 beveler with impedance meter
  • Thorlabs UV curing LED
  • Harrick plasma cleaner
  • Vacuum pump
  • VWR vacuum oven

Workstation 1 (Cellular Mechanics/Electrophysiology)

  • Molecular Devices Multiclamp 700B / Digidata 1550
  • Active isolation Sciencedesk + Faraday cage
  • Leica DMI3000B inverted microscope
    • Supports DIC, fluorescence
  • Scanning stage with controller
  • Custom x-y translation stage
  • CCD camera
  • Heating plate + controller
  • Eppendorf Femtojet 4i
  • ALA High Speed Pressure Clamp (HSPC)
  • NI cDAQ 9133
  • Agilent arbitrary function generator

Workstation 2 (Ferrofluid Manipulation/Quantification)

  • Nikon SMZ1000 zoom microscope
    • 8x – 63x
    • CCD Camera
  • Dual micromanipulators
  • Custom x-y translation stage
  • Passive isolation Sciencedesk
  • Custom high-resolution pendant drop tensiometer.

Workstation 3 (Microfluidics)

  • Leica DMLS2 microscope
    • CCD camera
  • Dual syringe pumps

Workstation 4 (Mechanoelectricity)

  • Molecular Devices Axopatch 200B / Digidata 1440
  • Zeiss Axiovert
  • Passive isolation Sciencedesk
  • Faraday cage
  • Micromanipulators
  • Motorized triple-axis manipulator
  • Piezoelectric actuator

General Laboratory Equipment

  • 4x Desktop, 2x Laptop for general use
  • Laboratory glassware
  • DI water filtration system
  • Fume hood.
  • Laboratory fridge/freezer
  • OHAUS Precision microbalance
  • Vortex mixer
  • Solder station

 

 

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