Faculty Owned Instruments

Individual PI Group Instruments

Available Instruments (Expand For Stipulations)

Contact: Christopher Hwu, christopher.hwu@columbia.edu
Location: Chandler 863
Lab: Sames

This instrument precisely detects biological (fluorescence and luminescence) events of samples contained within 96-well microplates and measures photophysical properties of known and novel molecules (absorbance and excitation/emission)

Biotek Synergy H1 Plate Reader

Contact: Sarah Xi, sx2269@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 430
Lab: Shah

Multiwell plate reader for absorbance and fluorscence measurements with variable bandwidth monochrometers

Biotek Synergy Neo2 Plate Reader

Contact: David Lankri, dl3433@columbia.edu
Location: Chandler 863
Lab: Sames

This instrument purifies chemical mixtures.

Biotage Flash Chromatography

Contact: Suk ho Hong, sukho.hong@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 430
Lab: Shah

Flash system with UV-Vis detector and fraction collector. Bring your own Biotage flash cartridges.

Biotage Selekt Flash Chromatography System

Contact: Cassie Chartier, cac2306@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

Reserved for reversed-phase HPLC and some analytical size exclusion. UV/Vis diode array detector, analytical and semipreparative scale work, in-line auto-sampler and fraction collector.

Agilent 1200 series HPLC

Contact: Adrianna Mendieta, amm2536@columbia.edu
Location: Chandler 863
Lab: Sames

This instrument separates a mixture of compounds to identify, quantify or purify its desired individual components.

Waters HPLC with Fraction Collector

Contact: Allyson Li, allyson.li@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

Used for protein purification, several columns attached for size exclusion chromatography, option to attach affinity, ion exchange, and desalting columns. Single wavelength detection at 280 nm.

AKTA Pure 25 L FPLC

Contact: Anne van Vlimmeren, aev2133@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

Flow cytometer with blue and yellow lasers, filters for multi-color fluorescence detection, and 96-well autosampler

Attune NxT Flow Cytometer

Contact: Jason Jiang, zj2274@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

Thermal cycler for PCR with two separately programmable and operable 48-well blocks.

BioRad C1000 Touch Thermal Cycler

Contact: Dejan Gagoski, dg3208@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

CCD-based imager for chemiluminescence, fluorescence, and colorimetric imaging of gels with UV or white light.

BioRad ChemiDoc XRS+ Gel Imager

Contact: Minhee Lee, ml4551@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 430
Lab: Shah

Microwave-assisted peptide synthesizer with a high-throughput module for serial solid-phase synthesis of up to 12 peptides at a time.

CEM Liberty Blue Automated Peptide Synthesizer

Contact: Cassie Chartier, cac2306@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

Probe sonicator with a digital controller to adjust pulse duration, amplitude, and sequence, housed in a sound reducing enclosure.

Fisherbrand Probe Sonicator

Contact: Andrew, acj2144@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

Rotovap with pump, water bath, and digital controller.

Heidolph HEI-Vap Rotovap

Contact: Suk ho Hong, sukho.hong@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

Water purifier with reverse-osmosed pure water dispensed from a 30 L reservoir tank or ultrapure water produced by additional ion exchange replenished at 8L/hr.

MilliQ Direct 8 Water Purifier

Contact: Jason Jiang, zj2274@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

Large temperature-controlled incubator/shaker, primarily for bacterial growth. Capacity for 6-10 1 L flasks.

New Brunswick Innova 44R Incubator/Shaker

Contact: Rashmi Voleti, srv2122@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

Temperature-controlled tabletop centrifuge for 15 mL tubes, 50 mL tubes, and microwell plates.

Sorvall Legend XTR Tabletop Centrifuge

Contact: Rashmi Voleti, srv2122@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

Temperature-controlled high-speed centrifuge with rotors for 6x 1L bottles (up to 17,000 rcf) and 15x 50mL tubes (up to 33,000 rcf).

Sorvall Lynx 6000 Floor Centrifuge

Contact: Minhee Lee , ml4551@columbia.edu
Location: Havemeyer 440
Lab: Shah

Microvolume UV-Vis spectrophotometer with additional port for 1cm cuvette-based measurements.

Thermo Scientific Nanodrop OneC