Facilities and Equipment

Picture of the Advanced Technology Laboratory

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.


collage of facilities


Pictures of equipment

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