Cell and Molecular Biology Core Laboratories
Clark Atlanta University

Contact: Dr. Jaideep Chaudhary, Coordinator
Phone: 404-880-6821

The goal of the Cell and Molecular Biology Core Laboratories (CMBCL) is to centralize equipment used in cell and molecular biology applications and acquire new state-of-the-art equipment for this Core. CMBCL houses major equipment for DNA and RNA-based applications.


Major Equipment:

1)  Biological Imaging and gel documentation systems (BioRad Gel Doc Molecular Imager Gel Doc XR+ w/ Image Lab Analysis Software, and BioRad ChemiDoc Imaging System w/Image Lab Analysis Software)

2)  Cell electroporator (BTX Electroporation System Electro Cell Manipulator

3)  Centrifuges  (2 Beckman Coulter, Avanti JE w/ Rotors)

4)  Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography System (FPLC) (Amersham Biosciences)

5)  Freeze Dryer (Labconco FreeZone 4.5 Freeze Dry System 600)

6)  Luminometer (BMG Labtech, Lumistar Optima)

7)  Microplate Spectrophotometers (BioTek Synergy H1 Multimode Hybrid Microplate Reader, and BioTek Synergy HT Microplate Reader)

8)  Real-Time PCR machine (BioRad CFX Connect System)

9)  Scintillation counter (Beckman Coulter LS6500 Multipurpose Scintillation Counter)

10)  Spectrophotometers (Beckman DU 650, “Beckman DU 800, and Spectronic Instruments Genesys 5)

11)  Speed-Vac (ThermoSavant SpeedVac SPD111V)

12)  Ultracentrifuge (Beckman Coulter Optima XPN-100, w/ Rotors)

13)  Biological Safety Cabinets (2 Labconco Purifier Logic Biological Safety Cabinets)

14)  Cell Counter (Nexcelom Cellometer Vision)

15)  Cryopreservation tanks with monitored liquid nitrogen supply (2 Thermolyne Locator Jr. Cryo Biological System Storage, Cryosafe Cryo Biological System Storage, Custom Biogenics Systems Cryosystems 6001 Storage and 2 Thermo Scientific Locator 4 Cryo Biological System Storage)

16)  Air Jacketed, Self Decontaminating, with Copper Interior Carbon Dioxide Incubators (4 Nuaire IR C3)

17)  Water Jacketed Carbon Dioxide Incubators (4 Nuaire IR Autoflow Incubators)

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