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Labs and Facilities

The centre is organized in seven multi-disciplinary laboratories:

  • Integrated Technologies for Health (IT4H)
  • Biophysics and System Physiology (B&SP)
  • Cell culture
  • Microfabrication
  • Electron Microscopy (SEM, AFM)
  • Confocal Microscopy

The main equipment and tools of the laboratories are:

  • Full featured cell culture lab (laminar flow Hood, incubators, Liquid Nitrogen storage for cells, mini incubator for cell culture, 37°C bath, Ultrafreezer -80)
  • Chemical hoods
  • Atomic Force Microscopy (NT-MDT – Solver pro)
  • Field Emission- Scanning Electron Microscope (Zeiss – SUPRA-40 )
  • Confocal Microscopy (Nikon – A1)
  • Optical inverted microscope (Zeiss – AXIOVERT 25)
  • Optical microscope (Zeiss – AXIOTECH HAL 100)
  • Citofluorimeter (BD – Facscalibur)
  • Electrophoresis/Wenstern Blot
  • Freeze Dryer  (Cinquepasacal – Lio-5P)
  • Centrifuge (Hermle – Z326)
  • Centrifuge (SIGMA – 2-16 and SIGMA – 2-5)
  • Light scattering (Wyatt Technologies – Dawn EOS)
  • GPC ( HPLC pump P4000 – SpectraSystem - Jasco UV/VIS detector UV-1570)
  • Real time PCR  (Biorad – C1000/CFX96)
  • Spectrophotometer and spectrofluorimeter (Biorad Smartscope 3000, Thermo Laborsystem Multiscan EX, Nanodrop ND-1000)
  • Multimode microplate reader (SPARK 10M – TECAM
  • Non-linear optical microscope (Prairie – Ultima )
  • Collaborative robot (U3R – Universal Robots)
  • Supercritical CO2 reactors – Assembled
  • Ultrasonic processor (Hielscher – UP400)
  • Autoclave (Steristeam 2 – NewMed )
  • Spin Coater (SPIN 150 – APT)
  • 3D Printers (Ultimaker2 and A4 – Bologna 3d )
  • Microfabrication machine -  homebrew bioprinter
  • Bioreactors for dynamic cell growth (homemade)
  • Reomether (Discovery HR-2 – TA Instruments)
  • Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry (Q20 – TA Intruments)
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analysis for small samples (dry and wet conditions) – (ElectroForce 3200 – BOSE)
  • Electrospinning  (homemade)
  • RF Plasma Reactor (Gambetti – Colibrì)
  • Atomflow atmospheric plasma torch (Surfxtechnologies – Atomflo 100)
  • Whilelmy microbalance (Cahn – DCA300 Dynamic Contact Angle Analyzer)
  • Sessile drop static contact angle (homemade)
  • Histology laboratory