Shared Instrumentation

The Delaware Biotechnology Institute is home to a number of general use pieces of research equipment. These resources are available to anyone doing research in DBI as well as to members of the academic life science community in Delaware. In some cases, specialized training and safety training is required prior to use of the equipment. For access to these resources, contact:
Robert Pekala
(302) 831-3439

Autoclaves for microbial and cell culture studies.

Biological Safety Hoods for mammalian, viral, and other specialized work.

Cold Rooms 

Centrifuges (a range of rotors are available)
Analytical Ultra Centrifuge Beckman Coulter – Proteome Lab XL-1
Centrifuge – Eppendorf 5415 D (3x)
Ultracentrifuge – Beckman Coulter Optima LE-80K
Ultracentrifuge – Beckman Coulter Optima L-90K (2x)
Ultracentrifuge – Beckman Coulter Optima XL-100K
Tabletop Ultracentrifuge – Beckman Coulter Optima Max
Superspeed Centrifuge – Beckman Coulter Avanti J-25
Superspeed Centrifuge – Beckman Coulter Avanti J-20
Tabletop Centrifuge, refrigerated – Eppendorf 5810 R (2x)
Tabletop Centrifuge, non-refrigerated – Eppendorf 5180

Diode Array Spectrophotometer – Beckman Coulter DU 7400 (2x)

DNA Analysis System – Beckman Coulter CEQ 2000XL

Glassware Washers

Gel Documentation Station – Alpha Innotech 2200

Bacterial Incubators – Yamamoto IC 600 (2x)
Incubators – Forma Scientific Seri-Cult 200 (2x)
Incubator – VWR Scientific 1535
Incubator – VWR Scientific 1540
CO2 Water-Jacketed Nuaire NU 3500 TS Autoflow (2x)
CO2 Water-Jacketed Queu QWJ 5005

Liquid Chromatography – Äkta Explorer 100

Liquid Scintillation Counter – Beckman Coulter LS 6500

MD Typhoon® 6500 Variable Mode Imager

UV/VIS Spectrophotometer – Beckman Coulter DU 640

UV Transilluminators

Benchtop Platform Shaker – New Brunswick C-24
Floor Platform Shaker – New Brunswick C-25 (3x)

Water Purification Units available in each laboratory.