Facilities

Nanoparticle Equipment

Custom-Built Near-Infrared Microscope

Contact: Vitalijs Zubkovs

vitalijs.zubkovs@epfl.ch

Details: Princeton NIRvana detector, IsoPlane SCT320 spectrometer, Nikon inverted microscope, 658 nm, 785 nm and Xenon lamp/monochromator illumination sources

Near-Infrared Confocal Microscope

Contact: Vitalijs Zubkovs

vitalijs.zubkovs@epfl.ch

Details: Princeton NIRvana detector; CREST X Light Confocal Imager (70um pinholes); Nikon inverted microscope (oil immersion objective 100x NA=1.49); 640nm, 660nm and 780nm laser illumination sources; Andor Shamrock 303i spectrometer coupled to Andor iXon Ultra 888 EMCCD visible camera

QSonica Sonicators

Contact: Benjamin Lambert

benjamin.lambert@epfl.ch

Details: Cup-horn and probe-tip sonicators in sound enclosures

XPert Nanoenclosure

Contact: Vitalijs Zubkovs

vitalijs.zubkovs@epfl.ch

GS Glovebox

Contact: Benjamin Lambert

benjamin.lambert@epfl.ch

Biological Equipment

ÄKTA Protein Purification System

Contact: Vitalijs Zubkovs

vitalijs.zubkovs@epfl.ch

Infors HT Multitron Incubation Shakers

Contact: Mohammed Mouhib

mohammed.mouhib@epfl.ch

Details: Temperature, RPM, humidity, light, and CO2 control for E. coli, yeast, and cyanobacteria growth

Simpliamp Thermocycler

Contact: Mohammed Mouhib

mohammed.mouhib@epfl.ch

Nanodrop 2000 Spectrophotometer

Contact: Shang-Jung Wu

shang-jung.wu@epfl.ch

E-gel Imager

Contact: Mohammed Mouhib

mohammed.mouhib@epfl.ch

Fusion Solo S Imager

Contact: Mohammed Mouhib

mohammed.mouhib@epfl.ch

Details: Gel electrophoresis and Western Blot imager; high-resolution CCD camera; UV excitation source

Hera Safe Biological Sterile Hood

Contact: Melania Reggente

melania.reggente@epfl.ch

Heraeus and Memmert Incubators

Contact: Alice Judith Gillen

alice.gillen@epfl.ch

Details: Temperature, light, and CO2 control for E. coli, cyanobacteria, and mammalian cell growth

HL-200 HybriLinker Hybridization Oven

Contact: Alice Judith Gillen

alice.gillen@epfl.ch

General Laboratory Equipment

Beckman Optima XPN-80 Ultracentrifuge

Contact: Benjamin Lambert

benjamin.lambert@epfl.ch

Details: Maximum speed 32,000RPM (174,900 g)

Eppendorf Centrifuge 5424R

Contact: Benjamin Lambert

benjamin.lambert@epfl.ch

Details: Refrigeration option available

Eppendorf Centrifuge 5810R

Contact: Benjamin Lambert

benjamin.lambert@epfl.ch

Details: Refrigeration option available

Varioskan LUX Multimode Microplate Reader

Contact: Alice Judith Gillen

alice.gillen@epfl.ch

Details: Temperature control, top- and bottom-reading capabilties, absorption and fluorescence measurements

Shimadzu 3600 Plus UV-Vis-NIR Spectrophotometer

Contact: Shang-Jung Wu

shang-jung.wu@epfl.ch

Details: Absorption measurements up to 3300 nm

Microbalance

Contact: Alessandra Antonucci

alessandra.antonucci@epfl.ch

Metrohm PGSTAT 204 Potentiostat

Contact: Melania Reggente

melania.reggente@epfl.ch

Polos Spincoater

Contact: Shang-Jung Wu

shang-jung.wu@epfl.ch

Eppendorf Thermomixer C

Contact: Vitalijs Zubkovs

vitalijs.zubkovs@epfl.ch

Details: Heating and cooling options

GenPure Pro Water Purification System

Contact: Mohammed Mouhib

mohammed.mouhib@epfl.ch