BRCF Strategic Investments

The Biomedical Research Core Facilities have made significant investments in new technology and equipment for the cores, including:

DNA Sequencing Core

Investment
Year Awarded
Eppendorf epMotion Upgrade FY 2017
10X Genomics Chromium System FY 2017
Upgraded Illumina HiSeq 4000 FY 2015
Isilon Expansion Tray Computer Storage FY 2015
Life Technologies QuantStudio 3C Package FY 2015
NextGen DNA Sequencer, Illumina HiSeq FY 2015
Illumina HiSeq 2500 NExtGen Sequencer and Associated cBot FY 2014
MassARRAY Nanodispenser RS 1000, 24-pin FY 2013
Illumina HiSeq 2500 High Throughput Sequencer and one cBot Cluster Generation System FY 2013
Ion Proton Sequencing System  FY 2012
Applied Biosystems Model 3730XL Genetic Analyzer FY 2012
Ion Proton Personal Genome Machine with associated OneTouch sample prep system FY 2012
Qiagen PyroMark Q96 MD DNA Sequencing System FY 2012
ABI Real-time Thermal Cycler Package: QuantStudio and StepOne FY 2012
Upgrade for one Illumina HiSeq 2000 to 2500 FY 2012
Ion Proton System FY 2012
(2) Thermocyclers FY 2011
(2) Illumina Hi Seq 2000 FY 2011
(2) Illumina cBot FY 2011
Uninterruptable Power Supply FY 2011
Illumina iScan ("Beadstation") FY 2011
Additional Computers for Heavy Computational Processing of Next Gen DNA Sequencing Data FY 2011
Service Contract for Biomek FX Dual MC/Span 8 FY 2011
Nanodrop 2000 with Laptop PC, Optiplex 790 SFF, Vacufuge with Pump FY 2011
Methylation Software for the Sequenom FY 2011
Certified Laboratory Power Protection System FY 2011
IT item: Additional Computers for Heavy Computational Processing of Next Gen Sequencing Data FY 2011
Fluidigm, Inc.: DNA Preparation Device FY 2011

Flow Cytometry Core

Investment
Year Awarded
Propel bioBubble Class I Hood FY 2017
BioRad Ze5 Analyzer FY 2017
Propel Yeti Analyzer FY 2017
Sony SH800 Cell Sorter with Biosafety Cabinet FY 2017
BD LS Fortessa SORP FY 2015
Amnis Image Stream Multisampler Upgrade FY 2015
MoFlo Astrios EQ Upgrade FY 2015
Amnis ImageStreamX Mark II FY 2014
iCyt Synergy Flow Cytometer System FY 2012
BD Biosciences Jazz Cell Sorter FY 2012
2 MoFlow Astrios/MoFlo XDP Aria III FY 2012

Microscopy & Image Analysis Laboratory

Investment
Year Awarded
Nikon A1 Confocal Microscope FY 2015 
JEOL JEM-1400 Transmission Electron Microscope FY 2015
Olympus SZX16 Research Stereo Fluorescent Microscope  
Leica 3050S Cryostat  
Nikon A1 Confocal System FY 2012
2-Photon and Live Cell Imaging System with FLIM FY 2012
DeltaVision RT Series Performance Upgrade (BSRB Location) FY 2012
Upgraded Software for Image Analysis: Imaris & Autoquant FY 2011
Inverted Flurorescent Microscope suitable for live-cell imaging FY 2011
(2) High Speed Computers for image analysis FY 2011

Transgenic Animal Model Core

Investment
Year Awarded
Electrofusion Apparatus FY 2012
(3) Micromanipulation Work Stations FY 2011
(4) Microsurgery Work Stations FY 2011
(9) Inverted Cell Cultural Microscopes FY 2011
Spectrophotmeter FY 2011
(3) XYClone Red-I Laser Systems FY 2011