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Biotechnology Facilities

MEMBERS

Larry Alice, Biology
Noah Ashley, Biology
Ken Crawford, Biology
Cheryl Davis, Biology
Fred DeGraves, Agriculture
Chandrakanth Emani, Biology
Sanju Gupta, Physics
Sigrid Jacobshagen, Biology
Jarrett Johnson, Biology
Moon-Soo Kim, Chemistry
Rodney King, Director, Biology
Jill Maples, Exercise Physiology
Keith Philips, Biology
Nancy Rice, Biology
Claire Rinehart, Biology
Shivendra Sahi, Biology
Bruce Schulte, Biology
Nilesh Sharma, Biology
Michael Smith, Biology
Ajay Srivastava, Biology
Martin Stone, Agriculture
Kevin Williams, Chemistry
Lee Winchester, Exercise Physiology

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The Biotechnology Center Core facility is equipped with many research instruments in the field of molecular biology. Students at Western have the opportunity for hands-on experience in performing DNA sequencing, quantification of gene expression, gene amplification, tissue culture, protein chemistry, and computational analysis of biological data.

Support facilities within CEBS allow work with radioactive isotopes, tissue cultures and whole organisms. 

The following equipment is located in the biotech facility.

ABI 7300 RT PCR system
ABI 3130 sequencer
Agilent 2100 bioanalyzer
Alpha Innotech multi image light cabinet
Beckman LC 6500 scintillation counter
Bio Rad Protean IEF Cell System
Bio-Rad Gene Pulser II
Eppendorf Vapo-protect thermocycler
Gentige Autoclave
Leiza MZ 16 microscope
Olga Ultrapure Water System
Nano-Drop ND-2000 spectrophotometer
Perkin Elmer lambda XLS + spectrophotometer
Biotek plate reader
SORVALL RC5C PLUS Superspeed refrigerated centrifuge
SORVALL RC-M120EX
VWR 1585 shaking incubator
Zeiss 2100 microscope

Resource Links

NCBI

PubMed

PDB

 Organization Links

 KAS

 KBRIN

 NIH

 NSF

 USDA

 WKU Links

ARTP

 Biology

 BISC

 Biodiversity

 Chemistry

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 Last Modified 7/12/16