Shared Instrumentation

Request for use of Shared Instrument Spaces at 15 Innovation and Biopharm buildings

Common Sense Policy on Common Equipment and Room Use

Common Equipment and Room Use Policy

DBI will be moving away from the Google Calendar system for booking items in the common equipment rooms. The goal change-over date is September 1st. 
 
The replacement is a scheduling service called CheqroomCheqroom sign-up is based on an invitation system. Please use the link below to get on the invitation list. When scheduling, first tab on the left is to specify the location, 15 or APBio, please pay attention to this field.

Request access to CHEQROOM

Reminders:
-Do not touch door handles, keyboards, or computer mice with gloves
-Always wear safety glasses
-Leave equipment in the same or better shape than you find it in
-Rooms are carry in/carry out: take all materials with you when you leave

By using shared instrument spaces you agree to the following:

  • You have read and agree to follow all workplace guidelines set forth by the University of Delaware: https://www.udel.edu/home/coronavirus/ud-campus-phased-reopening/guidelines/
  • You will use the 70% isopropyl alcohol and paper towels provided in the space to clean work surfaces before and after use.
  • You will use the 70% isopropyl alcohol and paper towels provided to clean door handles/light switches before and after room use.

Shared Instrument Spaces and Calendars:

15 Innovation Way

Room Room Description Instruments in Space Calendar link
135 Mammalian Cell Culture BSCs, CO2 incubators, fluorescent microscope 135 Calendar
136 Non-mammalian cell Culture BSCs, non-CO2 incubators, NuAire tabletop centrifuge 136 Calendar
137 Shared instrument lab UV-Vis spec, Fluorescent spec, qPCR, Sciclone 137 Calendar
167C (laboratory space) Laboratory space BSC, shaking incubators 167C Calendar
167C (cold room) Cold room Cold room 167C Calendar
167D Autoclave/Dishwasher Autoclave/Dishwasher 167D Calendar
169 Centrifuges Superspeed Centrifuge, Tabletop Ultracentrifuge, centrifuge rotors 169 Calendar
       
       
234 Cold room Cold room 234 Calendar
235 Shared instrument lab Easycite flow, liquid scintillation counter, Nanodrop, microplate reader, gel doc, iBright 235 Calendar
239A Shared instrument lab Shaking incubators, ultracentrifuge 239A Calendar
239B Autoclave/Dishwasher Autoclave/Dishwasher 239B Calendar



APBio

 

Room

Max Occupancy

Room Description

Instruments in Space

Calendar link

240C

2

Mammalian Cell Culture

4 BSCs, CO2 incubators, centrifuge, microscope, dry bath

240C

251

1

Autoclave/Dishwasher

Autoclave 2 (farthest from door)

251

251

1

Autoclave/Dishwasher

Autoclave 1 (closest to door)

251

251

1

Autoclave/Dishwasher

Dishwasher

251

340D

2

Shared instrument lab

Gel doc, Nanodrop, Typhoon scanner, microplate reader, iBright, speedvac, fluorescent spec, UV-Vis spec

340D

349

1

Autoclave/Dishwasher

Small Autoclave

349 small

349

1

Autoclave/Dishwasher

Large Autoclave

349Large

349

1

Autoclave/Dishwasher

Dishwasher

349Dishwash

349A

1

Shared instrument lab

Ultracentrifuge

349A 

355A

1

Non-mammalian cell culture

BSC, non-CO2 incubators, tabletop centrifuge

355A 

3rd floor LER

 

3rd floor LER superspeed

 

3rd floor LER

2nd floor LER

 

2nd floor LER Superspeed

 

2nd floor LER

         

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 the use of the equipment. For access to these resources, contact:

Andrew Jenner, Lab Coordinator

Autoclaves for microbial and cell culture studies. (4x)  Manual: Beta Star 2038 Autoclave

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

Chemical Inventory Instructions

Cold Rooms 

Centrifuges (a range of rotors are available)

Ultracentrifuge Instructions

Superspeed Instructions

Analytical Ultra Centrifuge Beckman Coulter – Proteome Lab XL-1
Centrifuge – Eppendorf 5415 D (2x)
Ultracentrifuge – Beckman Coulter Optima LE-80K  Manual: Beckman Optima LE-80K Ultracentrifuge
Ultracentrifuge – Beckman Coulter Optima L-90K  Manual:  L-90K Ultra Manual
Ultracentrifuge – Beckman Coulter Optima XL-100K
Tabletop Ultracentrifuge – Beckman Coulter Optima Max Manual: Beckman Optima MAX MAX E Ultracentrifuge
Superspeed Centrifuge – Beckman Coulter Avanti J-25 Manual: Beckman Avanti J25 Centrifuge
Superspeed Centrifuge – Beckman Coulter Avanti J-20 Manual: Beckman Avanti J25 Centrifuge
Tabletop Centrifuge, refrigerated – Eppendorf 5810 R (2x) Manual: Eppendorf_5810R_Centrifuge_Manual
Tabletop Centrifuge, non-refrigerated – Eppendorf 5810 Manual: Eppendorf_5810R_Centrifuge_Manual

Diode Array Spectrophotometer – Beckman Coulter DU 7400  Manual: eq_manual_beckman_du700_

Glassware Washers (2x)

Gel Documentation Station – BioRad Gel Doc XR+ (2x)  Manual: biorad gel doc xr+

Incubators
Bacterial Incubators – Yamamoto IC 600 (2x)
Incubator – VWR Scientific 1525
Incubator – VWR Scientific 550D
Fisher Scientific 650D (2x)

Liquid Chromatography – Äkta Explorer 100

Liquid Scintillation Counter – Beckman Coulter LS 6500

Typhoon FLA 9500 – Manual: Typhoon FLA 9500 UserManual

Real Time PCR – Bio Rad CFX 96 and 364 Bio-Rad-Maestro-Software
Bio-Rad-Cycler-Guide

UV/VIS Spectrophotometer – Beckman Coulter DU 640 Manual:  beckman-du-600-series-

UV Transilluminators (2x)

Shakers
Benchtop Platform Shaker – New Brunswick C-24
Floor Platform Shaker – New Brunswick C-25 (2x)

Water Purification Units available in each laboratory.

Nitrogen Tanks – how to change a tank. Liquid Nitrogen Tank Replacement Instructions