Department of Biology
College of Science and Engineering

Facilities

Cell and Tissue Culture facility

The facility contains all the equipment needed to culture a variety of cell types. Two level 1 horizontal flow hoods are available for plant and animal cell culture and one level 2 laminar flow hood is available for student projects involving human cell cultures. One level two laminar flow hood is dedicated to faculty research projects involving human cancer cell lines. One light and temperature-controlled incubator is available for plant culture projects and one CO2 incubator is available for mammalian culture projects. This room is used for Biol 468/568, Plant and Animal Cell and Tissue Culture course, a course available to upper-level undergraduates who wish to learn the theory and practice of in vitro cell culture as it is used in modern research. This facility is also open to faculty and supervised students for research projects.

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