Applied Biosystems Quantstudio 7Flex Real-Time PCR System

It advances your research further by enabling a broad range of real-time PCR-based applications through its multiplexing capabilities and interchangeable block formats. With a simplified workflow, intuitive software, automation capabilities, and touch-screen interface, the QuantStudio™ 7 Flex system offers exceptional reproducibility with minimal well-to-well and instrument-to-instrument variation.

NanoDrop Spectrophotometer ND-1000

The NanoDrop Lite Plus Spectrophotometer is designed for routine measurements of nucleic acid and protein samples using only 1–2 μL.


•Infrared (IR)  Imaging system for Western Blot Detection

•Image Field Size: 25 cm x 25 cm

UVP TFM- 20 High -Performance UV Transilluminator

High performance transilluminators use 25-watt UV tubes for uniform, brilliant back-lit fluorescence illumination and high sensitivity on stained gels.
Offer high fluorescence and high sensitivity on stained gels
Uniform, brilliant, backlit fluorescence illumination
UVG long-life filter

NanoDrop Eight

NanoDrop Eight spectrophotometer enables users to quantify eight microvolume samples at a time whilst identifying and correcting for common contaminants. Quantify 8 samples in 20 seconds or less and a whole 96 well plate in under 6 minutes


The ZEISS Axio Scan.Z1 slide scanner for brightfield and fluorescence provides outstanding image quality for the most demanding virtual microscopy. Digitize your specimens and create high-quality virtual slides the reliable, reproducible way. The Zeiss Axio Scan.Z1 slide scanner is highly automated and simple to operate. The software module ZEN slide scan is designed specifically for the workflow of capturing virtual slides, while ZEN image analysis tools prepare your data accurately.

Cryotome FSE

The Cryotome FE/FSE are designed for ease-of-use in high volume clinical settings. No hassle, easy usage. The cryobar, with adjustable temperature and boost feature to prevent freezing artifacts, works together with and the anti-roll plate to produce great sections. Independent temperature control of the specimen head* enables perfect first-time sections.

Leica CM1860 Cryostat

The Leica CM1860 is your perfect assistant for high-quality, fast and safe sectioning. This high-throughput cryostat delivers diagnostic confidence by reliably producing quality sections to help provide an accurate diagnosis – even with the most complicated tissue types

Halo Workstation 1&2

HALO is the gold standard image analysis platform for quantitative tissue analysis in digital pathology. With unmatched ease-of-use and scalability, powerful analytic capabilities, and the fastest processing speeds available for digital pathology, pharmaceutical, healthcare and research organizations worldwide are using HALO for high-throughput, quantitative tissue analysis in oncology, neuroscience, metabolism, toxicology and more.

Nikon Eclipse Ti 2 Microscope

The ECLIPSE Ti2 inverted microscope delivers an unparalleled 25mm field of view (FOV) that revolutionizes the way you see. With this incredible FOV, the Ti2 maximizes the sensor area of large-format CMOS cameras without making compromises, and significantly improves data throughput

Nikon Eclipse Ti 2 Microscope/Robert's lab

Objective 4x,10x,20x,40x(40x oil also available , please contact Dr. Roberts).

Olympus BX51 Microscope

Olympus BX51 Upright Phase Contrast Fluorescence Microscope

Nikon Eclipse Ti Confocal Microscope

Setup for Bright field with Fluorescence, DIC and Phase Contrast studies. This microscope system is optimized for biological studies that require enhanced contrasting options as well as prolonged sample observation stability. The Nikon Perfect Focus System (PFS) allows observation stability regardless of axial focus fluctuations

Olympus Stereo Investigator


•A Stereo Investigator system provides you with accurate, unbiased estimates of the number, length, area, and volume of cells or biological structures in a tissue specimen.

•With Stereo Investigator, stereology can be done on a microscope system  from image stacks, or from whole slide images. Stereo Investigator fully integrates with your microscope and associated hardware to reduce manual work and to speed up data collection.

C1000 Touch Thermal Cycler

The C1000 Touch thermal cycler offers superior performance and a large color touch screen for easy programming. This fully modular platform is able to accommodate different throughput needs with easily interchangeable reaction modules that swap in seconds without tools. Each PCR module has a fully adjustable heated lid that supports a wide range of vessels and sealers, including low-profile and standard-height PCR plates.

MJ Research PTC-200 Gradient Thermal Cycler

The MJ Research PTC-200 Gradient Thermal Cycler is a reliable Peltier thermocycler with swappable alpha blocks. This gradient cycler is equipped with interchangeable sample blocks and heat pump assemblies, which allow users to easily change formats in between runs while maintaining NIST-traceable accuracy.

LightCycler® 96 Instrument


•The LightCycler® 96 Instrument is a real-time PCR system for rapid cycling up to 96 samples. Applications include absolute and relative quantification, melting curve analysis, and endpoint genotyping. Precise LightCycler® 96 Instrument thermal homogeneity and cycling speed produce accurate and reproducible results in a very short time.

•The LightCycler® 96 Instrument’s optical detection system flexibly detects sequence-dependent probes, such as hydrolysis probes and sequence-independent dyes (i.e., SYBR Green I). Multiplex and multicolor capabilities permit the use of up to four different fluorescent dyes. New innovative LightCycler® 96 Application and Instrument Software creates a simple analysis workflow with easy import and export functions, email notifications after each run, online monitoring flexibility, and server-based network interfacing.

Qubit® 3.0 Fluorometer

The Qubit® 3.0 Fluorometer is a benchtop fluorometer that can be used for the quantitation of DNA, RNA, microRNA, and protein using the highly sensitive and accurate fluorescence-based Qubit ® quantitation assays. Additionally, Ion Sphere™ Particle quality can be evaluated on the Qubit® 3.0 Fluorometer using the Ion Sphere™ Quality Control Kit prior to performing a sequencing run on the Ion Personal Genome Machine® (PGM™) Sequencer. You can also use the Qubit® 3.0 Fluorometer to directly measure the fluorescence of samples or to create new assay(s) using the MyQubit software pre-programmed into the instrument.

 The Countess® II FL Automated Cell Counter and Light Cubes

The Countess® II FL Automated Cell Counter is a three-channel (brightfield and two optional fluorescence channels) benchtop assay platform with state-of-the-art optics and image analysis software to automate cell counting. This instrument allows researchers to analyze cells in suspension for a range of characteristics, including cell viability (live, dead, and total cell counts), cell cycle phase, apoptotic stage, and fluorescent protein expression. For a typical cell count, the Countess® II FL Automated Cell Counter takes less than 10 seconds per sample, using autofocusing to enable fast, accurate counts of cells in a population.

M220 Focused-Ultrasonicator


•The M220 Focused-Ultrasonicator™ offers the “Scientist’s Standard” in a compact, easy-to-use system making it the ideal DNA shearing solution for MiSeq™ and PGM™ users. AFA technology in the M220 eliminates operator-induced variations, improves recoveries, increases efficiency, and provides standardized results.

• The primary applications: Cell lysis mammalian, bacterial, yeast, cfDNA Extraction from Plasma, DNA Extraction from Dried Blood Spots, DNA/RNA/Chromatin Shearing, DNA/RNA/Total NA/Protein Extraction from FFPE, Tissue lysis and extraction.

SU-P1000 Next Generation Micropipette Puller

•Color touch-screen display

•Help topics and error detection

•Copy and paste functions for writing new programs

•Record of last two pull results

•Two symmetrical pipettes with each pull

•Self-contained air supply with filtration system and humidity control chamber

•Memory storage for up to 100 programs

•Two cooling modes: time and delay

Revolve Microscope

•Four Microscopes in One

•Revolve is the world’s first and only hybrid microscope, combining four microscopes into one. This significantly reduces equipment costs while freeing up valuable laboratory space.

•Upright :Ideal for glass slides.

•Inverted: For live samples in dishes, wells, and flasks.

•Transmitted Light : Brightfield, Darkfield, Phase Contrast, Pol.

•Fluorescence : Automated LED Illumination One touch image overlay.

Surgery Suite


•It is located in BBSRB basement in DLAR facility (B064,B064A,B064B).

•It includes rat preparation and mouse preparation rooms and the  surgery room.

Surgery Suite Equipment

•Fluid percussion instrument : Which produces an injury through a craniectomy by applying a brief fluid pressure pulse on to the intact dura.

•I H IMPACTOR: Spinal Cord Impactor for mice and rat .

•PHOx Plus L(Blood Gas Analyzer)


•Surgical dissecting  scopes

•TBI 1(controlled cortical impact device)

•Stereotaxic device