Wet Lab Equipment

All labs are stocked with standard items including, but not limited to, pipettes, hot plates, stir plates and balances.

All labs are equipped with fume hoods, Millipore/deionized water, shower and eyewash stations.

The labs also have several specialized pieces of equipment, as detailed below.
Equipment identified with * requires prebooking, contact your beamline staff to schedule planned use of this equipment.

Life Sciences Lab

 

Located near BMIT, SYLMAND, HXMA, and SXRMB.
Stocked with:

  • Autoclave
  • Biosafety cabinet
  • *CO2 and atmosphere incubators
  • *Cryostat
  • *Cryo-Ultra microtome
  • Dissecting microscope
  • Electronic pipet controller
  • Epifluorescent microscope
  • Freeze dryer
  • Freezer, -20°C and -80°C
  • Glass knifecutter
  • *Grinder and Pellet Press
  • Hydraulic press
  • Ice maker
  • Inverted microscope
  • Low temp heat gun
  • Microwave
  • *Paraffin microtome
  • pH meter
  • Plate reader spectrophotometer
  • Refrigerator
  • Rotator - homogenizer
  • Shaker
  • Slide warmer
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Ultra and micro centrifuge
  • Vortexer
  • Water bath - water incubator

Wet Lab 1080wt lab 1080

Located near IDEAS, CMCF, VESPERS and QMSC. 
Stocked with:

  • Automated hydraulic press
  • Desiccator 
  • Dissecting microscope
  • Freezer, -20°C
  • Freezer, -80°C
  • Geno grinder
  • Glove box
  • Nitrogen tank
  • Oven
  • pH meter
  • Refrigerator
  • Sonicator         

Wet Lab 1071wet lab 1071

Located near Mid-IR, SGM and PGM.
Stocked with:

  • Forced air oven
  • Micro centrifuge
  • pH meter
  • Sonicator
  • Vacuum desiccator
  • Vacuum oven
  • Vortexter
  • Water bath

For assistance, contact:

Biosafety Coordinator (Lab Manager):
306-657-3663
hse@lightsource.ca

Floor Coordinator:
306-657-3639

 

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