Facilities and Equipment

The Department of Nutritional Sciences has excellent facilities for the training of graduate students. Our laboratories contain a full range of equipment for molecular and metabolic research, as well as facilities for tissue culture and human metabolic studies. The University Center for Open Research Resources & Equipment (COR2E) offers a wide range of state-of-the-art support services for innovative research.




Major Equipment

  • Seahorse XFe24 Analyzer
  • Comprehensive Lab Animal Monitoring System
  • EchoMRI for whole body composition analysis of mice
  • LI-COR Odyssey CLx Infrared Imaging System
  • Leica Cryostat CM-3050
  • BioRad CFX96 Real-time Systems
  • BioRad C1000 Thermal Cyclers
  • BioRad ChemiDoc XRS+ Gen Documentation Systems
  • BioTek Synergy Mx microplate readers
  • Carl Zeiss Axio Observer A1 Inverted microscope with fluorescence capacity
  • Luminex MAGPIX System
  • Agilent 7890A Series GC
  • Shimadzu HPLC

Contact us

Tel: 860-486-3633

Email: nusc@uconn.edu

Roy E. Jones Building,
27 Manter Rd., Unit 4017
Storrs, CT 06269

8:00am – 4:00pm Monday through Friday


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