EDGE (Ecosystem Dynamics in Geochemical Environments) Laboratory

Principal Investigator:
Professor D’Arcy Meyer-Dombard

Laboratory Instrumentation:

  • BioRad C1000 duel 48/48 gradient thermal cycler
  • Shimadzu UV/VIS Spectrophotometer
  • Qubit fluorometer
  • Beckman countertop refrigerated centrifuge
  • UV transilluminators
  • gel electrophoresis rigs
  • Fotodyne Investigator gel visualization system.
  • High temperature water baths (up to 85°C)
  • High temperature ovens (up to 120°C)
  • High and low-temperature shaking incubators
  • Gassing station for making specialized and anaerobic growth media
  • Coy anaerobic chamber
  • Leica DM5500 semi-automated epi-fluorescence microscope with a motorized Z drive, cooled high resolution CCD camera (with a direct interface), and Image Pro Plus acquisition and processing software, Hybridization ovens
  • Laminar flow fume hood