Major Resources

Molecular Imaging:

Next Generation Sequencing
Illumina HiSeq 2000
Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast rt-PCR 
Affymetrix GeneChip Scanner 3000
Affymetrix GeneChip Fluidics Station 450
GeneChip Hybridization Oven 640
Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer
Affymetrix 428 Slide Array Scanner
Affymetrix Gene Chip Operating System
Bio-Rad iCycler IQ (Multicolor real-time PCR Detection System)
Bio-Rad Molecular Imager FX
Bio-Rad Chemi DOC XRS
Arcturus Veritas Laser Microdissection
Perkin Elmer Victor 1420 Plate Reader

Cell and Tissue Preparation:

Leica 300S Paraffin Processors
Leica EG 1150 Embedding Stations
Leica 1120 Paraffin Dispenser
Leica CM 3050 Cryostats
Leica 5020 Autostainer
Leica CV5030 Autocoverslipper
Leica VT100S Vibratome
Leica RM2255 Microtomes
Leica Water Baths/Slide Warmers
Leica DME microscopes
Leica 2000 Macro Zoom microscope
Nikon SMZ 1500 Microscope
Nikon 80i Upright Microscope with Epifluorescence
Nikon 90ii Upright Confocal Scanning Microscope
Dako AutoStainer
Thermo Revco -80C Freezer
Vibratome Series 1000 Sectioning System
Isotemp Vacuum Oven 280A
Omni Hybaid Thermal Cycler for in situ PCR
Surgipath Medical Industries Paraffin Microtome (large block) 
Accumet Excel pH Meter XL15
Mettler Toledo Balances (0.01g-3100g) AL204/PL3002

Image Analysis & Stereology

Microbrightfield StereoInvestigator
Microbrightfield Neurolucida
Microbrightfield NeuroExplorer
Nikon Elements Advanced Research 
Nikon EZ-C1
Able 3D Doctor
NeuronJ

Cell & Tissue Imaging

Microscope:Nikon Eclipse E2000-U inverted 
with Hoffman Modulation Contrast and QImaging CCD
Laser Lines: Diode 408, Argon 488 and Helium/Neon 543 laser lines
Objectives: Hoffman Modulation 4x, 10x, 20x, 40x, and Plan Apo 60x oil and 200x oil
Detectors are 450/35, 515/30 and 605/75
Cubes: Texas Red, FITC, UV-2E/C, UV-2A
*Cy3 cube available
http://www.nikoninstruments.com/confocal/

Nikon 90i Upright Microscope with mercury epi-fluorescence 
with DIC and Nikon CCD 
Installed cubes are UV-2E/C, Texas Red, FITC, Far Red.Lasers are 
440 Diode
488, 457, 477, 514 Multiline Argon
561 Diode
638 Diode
Detectors are: 515/30, 590/50, and 650LP
http://www.nikoninstruments.com/confocal/

Microscope:Nikon Eclipse E2000-U inverted with heated environmental chamber 
with Phase Contrast CoolPix CCD
Laser Lines: Diode 444, Argon 457, 476, 488, 514 and Diode 561 and 639 laser lines 
Objectives: 10x, 20x, 40x, 60x oil Apo TIRF, 40x ELWD and 20x ELWD
Cubes: CFP, Blue, YFP, Green, Far Red
http://www.nikoninstruments.com/confocal/

3-D Reconstruction and Output:

Z-Corp Spectrum Z510 System
Z-Corp ZD5 Depowdering Station
Cyanoacrylate Permeation Chamber (w/Fuming wand)
Microtek Scanmaker XL 9800 Radiographic Film Scanner
Able Software 3D Doctor (MRI, CT Reconstruction) 
Eovia Carrara Studio 4 (3d Editing) 
IMSI TurboCAD 3D (Technical CAD 3D modeling)
Amapi Pro NURBS 3D modeler

Video acquisition, Analysis and Output:

Panasonic AG-DVX100 camcorder
Sony Handycam DCR-DVD7 miniDVD camcorder
Adobe Premiere® Pro CS5.5 
Quicktime Pro

Scientific,medical & technical Illustration:

Photoshop® CS5 Extended
Illustrator® CS5
InDesign® CS5.5
Acrobat® X Pro
Flash® Catalyst® CS5.5
Flash Professional CS5.5
Flash Builder® 4.5 Premium Edition
Dreamweaver® CS5.5
Fireworks® CS5
Contribute CS5
Adobe Premiere® Pro CS5.5
After Effects® CS5.5
Adobe Audition® CS5.5
Adobe OnLocation™ CS5
Encore® CS5
Bridge CS5
Device Central CS5.5
Media Encoder CS5.5 
Onyx Production House Print Server 
Hewlett-Packard DesignJet 5500 60" Large Format Printer (large format, cloth or photo paper) 
Ledco Digital 60" Laminator 
Hewlet Packard Color Laserjet 5500n 
Epson 1680 Transparency scanner


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