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Department Resources

In addition to the facilities in the F.W. Olin Biological Sciences Building listed below, there are many opportunities for students to conduct research projects at the DePauw Nature Park.

Anatomy & Physiology

  • Anatomy teaching lab, room 136
  • Animal Physiology teaching lab, room 201
  • Histology lab, room 137
  • Animal care facility
  • Leica CM 1900 Rapid Tissue Sectioning Cryostat
  • Reichert-Jung Ultra Cut E Ultra Microtone
  • Nikon Optiphot and ZMZ1000 Microscopes with Spot Basic and ACT 1 Imaging Software

Cell & Molecular Biology

DNA Sequencing & Bioinformatics lab, room 219

  • Eppendorf PCR Mastercyclers
  • Eppendorf MiniSpin Centrifuges
  • Eppendorf Centrifuge 5417R
  • Eppendorf Vacufuge
  • Eppendorf Centrifuge 5810R
  • CEQ 8000 automated Sequencer (Beckman-Coulter)
  • Eppendorf Centrifuge 5415C
  • Dell PCs & DNA Analysis Software: DS Gene
  • Illumina Eco Real-time PCR Machine

Cell Biology & Immunology teaching labs, room 223

Equipment rooms, room 222 & 240

Cell Culture Teaching lab, room 218

  • 7 Tissue culture hoods
  • 2 CO2 incubators for cell growth
  • Inverted Nikon Microscopes with NIS Elements F 3.0 Fluorescence Imaging Software

Computer lab, room 205

Molecular Biology Teaching lab, room 228A

  • Fotodyne Gel Imaging system Eclipse
  • Fotodyne Archiver
  • Dell PC Dimension XPS8600r
  • Hitachi GeneSpec
  • New Brunswick G24 Environmental Incubator shaker
  • Thermolyne Amplitron PCR machine
  • BioRad Chef Mapper
  • BioRad Chef Electrophoresis Cell
  • Electrophoresis Units & Power Supplies
  • Bio-Rad Molecular Imager Gel Docking Station
  • ECOMAX X-Ray Film Developer

Computational Biology (Bioinformatics & Statistics)

Storage and prep room, room 229

In the Chemistry Department shared with Biology:

  • Storm Phosphoimager (Molecular Dynamics)
  • Scintillation counter (Beckmann)

Other available resources in Biochemistry:

  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance ( MHz)
  • High Pressure Liquid Chromatograghy

Ecology & Behavior


Microbiology teaching lab, room 224
Lab prep and storeroom, room 229