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Biology Department - Facilities

Buildings

Our wet labs have eyewash and shower stations along with fume hoods, which re-circulate and trap hazards in filters rather than venting to the atmosphere. We also practice a strict hazardous wastes disposal protocol, which means we collect and destroy or recycle all wastes, rather than sending these to a waste water treatment plant with other sewerage.


Classrooms

Are you ready for the classroom experience? The biology area in Glaske has:

  • 3 biology labs: 2 multipurpose, anatomy and research
  • 4 chemistry labs: 2 multipurpose organic and instruments
  • 2 physics labs: General, Physics and Physics Prep
  • 1 shared student/faculty research suite

Equipment

Can’t wait to use the latest biology technology? The biology area in Glaske has:

  • Fourier transform infrared spectrometer
  • Nuclear magnetic imaging spectrometer
  • UV-VIS spectrophotometer
  • Gas chromatographs33 Olympus binocular compound microscopes
  • 1 Olympus CX41 binocular compound microscope with fluorescence optics
  • 8 Olympus dissecting microscopes
  • 6 Agarose and 6 polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis units
  • 2 PCR programmable thermocyclers
  • High-speed, refrigerated fixed-angle and swinging-bucket centrifuge
  • 3 Eppendorf micro-centrifuges
  • Minus-80 degree C freezer
  • 2 UV Electrophoresis trans-illuminators and cameras
  • Programmable High-Intensity Environment Plant Growth Chamber
  • 4 computer-interfaced Bio-Pac life sciences data acquisition and analysis systems
  • Articulated and disarticulated human skeletons and multiple skulls of real bone
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