Labs and Equipment

The Biology Department has modern, well-equipped labs with the latest instrumentation. The Department has an aquarium facility, imaging room, instrument lab, electron microscope suite and a roof-top, state of the art greenhouse.

Our students have access to a wide range of instruments, including:

  • Perkin Elmer Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
  • Parr Instrument Bomb Calorimeter
  • Beckman Coulter Avanti High-Performance Centrifuge
  • Opti-sciences Chlorophyll Fluorometer
  • Nikon Confocal Microscope
  • Hitachi Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Zeiss Transmission Electron Microscope
  • Perkin Elmer Gamma Counter
  • Bio-Rad Gel Imaging and Documentation Systems
  • Thermo Scientific Histostar Embedding Center
  • Thermo Scientific HPLC- Mass Spectrometers
  • Incubators and Environmental Chambers
  • Beckman Coulter Liquid Scintillation Counter
  • Bio-Rad Benchmark Plus Microplate Spectrophotometers
  • Microtomes and Ultramicrotomes
  • Olympus Compound and Stereo Microscopes with Digital Cameras
  • Leica and Nikon Inverted Microscopes with Digital Cameras
  • Li-Cor 6400 Photosynthesis System
  • Nanodrop and Implen Spectrophotometers
  • Uvikon and Thermo Scientifc Spectrophotometers
  • Thermal Cyclers
  • Thermo Scientific Excelsior AS Tissue Processor