Laboratory Equipment

Laboratory equipment is available to OHSU investigators, students and residents. OCTRI Core Laboratory staff will train users in the safe and proper use of the equipment. A usage fee may be required when using certain pieces of equipment. 

Equipment includes the following:

  • DPC IMMULITE chemiluminscent based analyzer
  • ELISA plate reader
  • Gamma counter (2)
  • Scintillation counter
  • Quantech fluorimeter
  • Walk-in freezer and refrigerator
  • Low temperature -80 freezers (10)
  • Beckman DU 530 spectrophotometer
  • Hewlett Packard HPLC systems (1200 series) including fraction collectors
  • HPLC fluorescence detector
  • HPLC Diode array detector
  • Liquid Nitrogen storage facilities
  • CO2 tissue culture cabinets (2)
  • Biosafety hood
  • Fume hoods (2)
  • Centrifuges and microfuges (7)

Molecular Biology Related Equipment

  • Applied Biosystems ABI Prism 3130XL genetic Analyzer and Sequencer
  • ABI Prism Genescan and DNA sequencing analysis software
  • MJ Research Tetrad 4 block PCR machine
  • Applied Biosystems 9700 and 9800 PCR thermocyclers
  • Gel-Doc Imaging system
  • DNAstar sequence alignment software
  • Electrophoresis system for agarose and acrylamide gels(s)    

Low Temperature Storage

Large capacity walk-in refrigerator (5C) and freezer (-20C) Ten ultra low temperature freezers (-80C) and liquid nitrogen storage containers are also available for long term storage of biological samples.