Most of the equipment needed for carrying out research in molecular and cellular medicine is available in labs in the department and is itemized in the web home pages of individual faculty. Additional common equipment include:

  • MALDI mass spectrometer
  • SLM-Aminco 8100 photon counting spectrofluorometer
  • Aviv 62DS circular dichroism spectropolarimeter
  • Silicon Graphics workstations
  • phosphorimagers
  • ultracentrifuges
  • FPLC equipment
  • scintillation counter
  • gamma counter
  • UV-VIS spectrophotometers
  • PCR machines
  • scanning densitometers
  • digital camera
  • emergency ultracold (-80oC ) freezer
  • cold and warm rooms
  • cell and tissue culture facility
  • BL2 facility

Terminals located in the laboratories are linked by Ethernet connections to a variety of connections on the Texas A&M University campus. The GCG package and other software are available for the analysis of DNA and polypeptide sequences.

Listed below are some links to additional research facilities and general services which are available to our department.