Shared Research Facilities

The Department of Biological Sciences is well-equipped with modern facilities, equipment, and support personnel to assist in research and teaching functions. Seminar rooms, the computer lab, and equipment may be booked online.
 
Common & Shared Departmental Lab Equipment

NOTE:  Users of shared equipment must attend a semester orientation/training session and receive authorization for access and use. Contact David Qu for info.

ITEMS LOCATION CONTACT
Autoclaves (2 large: GETINGE, STERIS) B8213 david_qu@sfu.ca
Autoclaves (1 small SANYO) B7209/11 Biohazard Facility david_qu@sfu.ca
Autoclaves (2 large) (MBB DEPT) SSB 6111 MBB DEPT.
Biosafety Cabinet, level 2 B7209/11 Biohazard Facility david_qu@sfu.ca
Centrifuge, BECKMAN Allegro 64R, F0630 fix.rotor, S0410 sw.rotor B7207 Equipment Rm. david_qu@sfu.ca
Centrifuge, BECKMAN J2-20 B7209/11 Biohazard Facility david_qu@sfu.ca
Centrifuge, SORVALL RC6C, SS34 Rotor, swing/bucket rotor. B7207 Equipment Rm. david_qu@sfu.ca
Centrifuges, BECKMAN OPTIMA Ultra, others (MBB DEPT) SSB 7167 MBB DEPT.
CO2 Incubators (2), biosafety cab., inverted-scope, LN2 storage B9217A Cell Culture/tsf Room david_qu@sfu.ca
Cold Rooms - Storage and some workbench B7202, SSB 6173 david_qu@sfu.ca
Electrophoresis system, Experion automated B7215 Equipment Rm. david_qu@sfu.ca
Film Processor, Kodak 1000 X-ray (MBB DEPT) SSB 7135 nda15@sfu.ca
Freeze Dryer -VIRTIS, w/ vacuum pump. B7202 Equipment Rm. david_qu@sfu.ca
Freezers UL -80C - several (for small quantity storage) B8233, SSB 6175, B7207 david_qu@sfu.ca
Freezers - chest (4) B8209 david_qu@sfu.ca
Gamma Counter B7249 (Radionuclide Facility) jhaunerl@sfu.ca
Gel Doc System, UVItec B7219 Equipment Dark Rm. david_qu@sfu.ca
Glassware Washer, Dryer B8213 david_qu@sfu.ca
Glassware Washer, Dryer (MBB DEPT) SSB 6111 MBB DEPT.
Growth Chambers B6207, TASC2 7701 & 7702 leslie_dodd@sfu.ca
Homogenizer, Ultra-turrax (extract RNA/DNA/proteins) B7207 Equipment Rm. david_qu@sfu.ca
Incubator/shaker 37C B7209 david_qu@sfu.ca
Ice machines (4) B728, B8200, B9203, SSB6125  
Liq. Scintillation counters, Beckman LS6500 (2) B7249 (Radionuclide Facility) jhaunerl@sfu.ca
Liquid Nitrogen dispensary (small qty. only) 2 cannisters B7202 Equipment Rm. david_qu@sfu.ca
Microplate Reader, Molecular Devices M2e B7215 david_qu@sfu.ca
Microtome, Cryostat - Leica Frigocut 2800 B8233 outside door. david_qu@sfu.ca
Oven, hi-temp drying B8213 david_qu@sfu.ca
PCR- DNA Thermocycler, 48/48 Alpha unit (MJ Research) B7215 Equipment Rm. david_qu@sfu.ca
Spectrophotometer, Nanodrop ND-2000C, 2 microlitre & cuvette B7215 Equipment Rm. david_qu@sfu.ca
Water Purifier, Millipore B7209/11 Biohazard Facility david_qu@sfu.ca