Research Facilities

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Morrison Microscopy Center

State of the art imaging systems including light/fluorescent microscopes, confocal laser scanning microscopes and electron microscopes.

Microscopy Facilities Site
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Metabolomics and Proteomics Core Facility

We are equipped with chromatography and mass spectrometry based state-of-the-art technologies for proteomics and metabolomics, personalized experimental design consultation and comprehensive, individualized bioinformatics support.

Metabolomics and Proteomics Faciltiies
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We house a high performance Linux compute cluster dedicated to Life Sciences research. In total, the compute cluster has approximately 350CPU cores, 1TB of RAM, and 400TB of central SAS RAID 6 zfs disk storage.

Bioinformatics Facilities Site
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Plant Growth Facilities

High quality greenhouse with over 75 bays, computer environmental controls, High Intensity Discharge (HID) lights or Light Emitting Diode (LED) lights, evaporative cooling pads, and the professional support to maintain them.

Plant Growth Facilities Site
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We provide instrumentation, training and support for any type of experimental work involving biophysical and spectroscopic measurements.

Spectroscopy Site