Lab Equipment

Available Equipment

Leica DM6 B Confocal Microscope.  Whitaker Hall, room 360D.  Upright microscope intended for use in fluorescent examination of biological specimens.  One time training required.

  • Available lenses: 5X, 10X, 20X, 20X - immersion, 40X, and 40X - immersion
  • Solid state lasers: 405, 488, 532/561, and 635 nm excitation
  • Optical 405 nm excitation
  • Spectral detection tunable from 430 to 750 nm
  • Motorized stage allows for z-stacks as well as automatic sample scanning
  • Slide stitching and 3D reconstruction capabilities
  • Fluorescent microscope adjacent to confocal microscope available free of charge to confocal users

Equipped with Leica DFC7000 T camera.

  • High sensitivity camera for fluorescence and brightfield microscopy
  • 2.8 MP (1920 x 1440); 4.54 μm x 4.54 μm pixel size
  • Exposure time of 4 μsec - 200 sec
  • Freely definable region of interest
  • Dynamic range of ~68 dB
  • Analog gain: continuous 1X - 10X
  • Advanced features: image averaging, sharpening, black balance, external trigger capability, dynamic defect pixel correction

 

Pricing:

  • $50/hour training fee
  • $30/hour for user-performed work during peak hours
  • $20/hour for user-performed work during off-peak hours

Cancellations may be requested up to 24 hours in advance.  50% of the hourly fee will be charged for unused booked time if appointments are not cancelled.

See google calendar for availability:

Confocal Microscope Calendar

For access to the calendar, please contact liufangjing@wustl.edu

EMD Millipore Guava easyCyte Flow Cytometer.  Whitaker Hall room 360.  Desktop cell analysis system.  One time training required.

  • Blue and red lasers
  • Allows for analysis of up to 6 fluorescence parameters
  • Forward and side scatter
  • Accommodates individual microcentrifuge sample tubes

Pricing:

  • $50/hour training fee
  • $30/hour for user-performed work during peak hours
  • $20/hour for user-performed work during off-peak hours

Cancellations may be requested up to 24 hours in advance.  50% of the hourly fee will be charged for unused booked time if appointments are not cancelled.

See google calendar for availability:

Flow Cytometer Calendar

For access to the calendar, please contact liufangjing@wustl.edu

PerkinElmer EnSpire Multimode Plate Reader.  Whitaker Hall room 360.  One time training required.

Pricing:

  • $50/hour training fee
  • $15/half-hour for user-performed work during peak hours
  • $10/half-hour for user-performed work during off-peak hours

Cancellations may be requested up to 24 hours in advance.  50% of the hourly fee will be charged for unused booked time if appointments are not cancelled.

To request a time, please contact liufangjing@wustl.edu