CORES Equipment Database

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Name / Description Location Contacts Recharge Accessible to Non-Purdue Users
Amy Analytical Instrumentation Center

The Amy Analytical Instrumentation Center is a core facility in the Department of Chemistry that manages the shared departmental instrumentation.

http://www.chem.purdue.edu/aaic/

WTHR and BRWN Dr. Mike Everly Dr. Pat Bishop X X
Amy Instrumentation Facility

The Jonathan Amy Facility for Chemical Instrumentation (JAFCI) provides support services to the research staff in the Department of Chemistry. This assistance includes repair of electronic instrumentation and design of specialized instruments.

http://jafci.chem.purdue.edu/default.htm

WTHR Dr. Mike Everly X
Biological Sciences Electron Microscopy Facility

The BEMF operates several high field transmission electron microscopes equipped for cryo-microscopy of biological assemblies.

https://www.bio.purdue.edu/molecular_biosciences/microscope_facility.html

HOCK Agustin Avila-Sakar Valorie Bowman X X
Chemistry Glass Shop

The Glass Shop is currently part time and services the entire campus for scientific glass blowing service.

http://www.chem.purdue.edu/glasslab/

WTHR Dr. Mike Everly X
Chemistry Machine Shop

The Machine Shop provides custom tooling and design/fabrication for building technical equipment.

http://www.chem.purdue.edu/machine/

WTHR Dr. Mike Everly X
LSM 710 Confocal Microscope

Inverted Zeiss LSM 710 confocal laser scanning microscope with and environmental chamber appropriate for live cell imaging. Advanced methods available include spectral unmixing, time lapse, multi-target imaging, FRET, FRAP, photoactivation, and ratiometric imaging of ion indicator dyes.

https://www.bio.purdue.edu/confocal/

Lilly Don Ready X
Lilly Animal Care Facility

Users are BME, SLHS, Vet School, Endocyte, along with Biological Sciences.

LILY-LSA Cindy Sanow X X
Macromolecular Crystallography

Macromolecular crystallography laboratory; crystallization and X-ray Diffraction. A core facility of the Purdue Center for Cancer Research.

HOCK Dr. Jue Chen Mr. Tim Schmidt X X
PRIME Lab

The Purdue Rare Isotope Measurement Laboratory (PRIME Lab) is a dedicated research and service facility for accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS). AMS is an ultra-sensitive analytical technique for measuring low levels of long-lived radionuclides and rare trace elements. The accelerator is used to measure both man-made and cosmic-ray-produced radionuclides such as 10Be (half-life 1,600,000 years), 14C (5730 years), and 36Cl (300,000 years) in natural samples having isotopic abundances down to one part in 1x1015 (a thousand million million).

http://www.physics.purdue.edu/primelab/

PHYS Marc Caffee X X
Physics Machine Shop

The Physics Instrument Shop at Purdue University primarily serves the teaching and research needs of the Physics Department at Purdue. The shop uses leading-edge computer-aided design and manufacturing software, linked to CNC machines, to produce precision parts and assemblies from a wide variety of materials. We routinely work on projects from departments outside of Physics.

http://www.physics.purdue.edu/machineshop/

PHYS Tom Halsmer - Shop Foreman X X
Purdue Stable Isotope Facility

PSI houses three gas Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometers (IRMS), each accompanied by peripheral devices for conversion of various compounds into analyzable gases.

http://www.eas.purdue.edu/psi/

CIVL Hillary Schafer X X
Ross Biological Reserve

67 acres of forest managed mainly as a natural area for ecological research with modest indoor facilities.

http://www.bio.purdue.edu/ecology/ross-reserve/index.html

Off-campus Prof. Kerry Rabenold
Statistical Consulting Service

Provides consulting services addressing ?statistical software, experimental, design, and data analysis.

http://www.stat.purdue.edu/scs/

MATH Prof. Bruce A. Craig
Transgenic Mouse Core Facility

The Transgenic Mouse Core Facility (TMCF) offers a variety of services to the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research community, including (1) Generation of Transgenic Mice, (2) Gene Targeting of ES Cells, (3) Blastocyst Injection of ES Cells for the Generation of Knock-Out Mice, (4) Strain Rederivation, (5) In Vitro Fertilization, (6) Embryo Cryopreservation, (7) Chromosome Counting, (8) Mouse Embryonic Fibroblast (MEF) Cell Line Production, (9) Speed Expansion, (10) Sperm Cryopreservation, (11) Genotyping, (12) Mouse Production Colony, (13) Mouse Dedicated Supply – Colony Set Up, (14) Rat Transgenic/KO Production.

http://www.cancerresearch.purdue.edu/for_reserachers/transgenic_mouse.html

HANS B-208 Judy Hallett Scientific Director: Prof. Steve Konieczny X X
X-ray Crystallography

Data collection, structure analysis, and crystallography consulatation services.

http://www.chem.purdue.edu/xray/default.asp

WTHR Dr. Phil Fanwick X X