Department of Biological Sciences



Relevant Sites

UT core facilities

repair of small equipment free of labor charge

NSM Instrumentation Center

UT Pharmacy Centers and Labs

UT Lab safety

UT chemistry stockroom 


Department contact








Nanodrop ND 1000 Spectrophotometer (Donated to the department by Prof. Scott Leisner)

Krishnamurthy lab-Praveen (lab WO3213, x4605) Nanodrop


Real Time PCR




Real Time PCR (Bio-Rad CFX96 Real-time system) Krishnamurthy lab-Praveen (lab WO3213, x4605) Real Time PCR.jpg yes 

Computer Systems




Departmental Data Backup Computer System

Jason Bolbach---collegecomputing



Departmental GraphPad Prism statistics software computer system (HP Compaq 6000 Pro)

Song-Tao Liu (WO4254, x7857)







flow cytometer- LSRFortessa 3 laser, 8 color

Conti lab--Jackie (WO3235 x7824)

Flow cytometer.jpg


Microscope and related




Departmental Microscope Imaging Processing Computer: Metamorph software; Autoquant Deconvolution software

Song-Tao Liu--having both Metamorph and Autoquant CDs and dongles, Metamorph dongle is on the computer (WO4254, x7857)



Departmental Microscope Imaging Processing Computer: Leica SP8 software (Dell 960 Optiplex)

Tomer Avidor-Reiss--Atul (WO4259, x1992)



Leica SP8 TCS confocal scanning microscope (with 405 nm, 458 nm, 488 nm, 514nm, 561 nm, 633 nm lasers, HyD detectors, resonanant scanner )

Tomer Avidor-Reiss--Atul (WO4259, x1992)

Leica SP8 confocal.jpg





Zeiss Axiophot Fluorscent microscope

John Plenefisch (office WO3256B, x1547)

Zeiss Axiophot fluorescence microscope.jpg


Olympus microscope IX81

Silvia/Rafael Garcia-Mata (Lab BO3090, x1996)

3rd floor Olympus fluorescence microscope.jpg




Digital Imaging System




DigiDoc Digital Camera and UV light box

Crawley lab- Maura (WO 3238, X7891)

WO3242 gel imager.jpg


ChemiDoc -It 2 imager system: good for visible or fluorescence light (Coomassie gel, Western etc. )

Krishnamurthy lab-Praveen (lab WO3213, x4605)

ChemiDoc imager.jpg


GE Typhoon Trio imager (Western, radioactive etc)

Krishnamurthy lab-Praveen (lab WO3213, x4605)

typhoon imager.jpg






Sorvall Legend X1R Centrifuge

Krishnamurthy lab-Praveen (lab WO3213, x4605)

Sorvall Legen X1R.jpg


Beckman J2-21 MI High Speed Centrifuge

Crawley lab- Soo/Maura (WO 3238, X7891)

WO3242 J2-MI



Sorvall RC-5C High Speed centrifuge

Komuniecki lab



Beckman L80 Ultracentrifuge

Tomer Avidor-Reiss--Anthony Cecik (x1992)

Beckman L80 ultracentrifuge.jpg


Beckman Optima L-70K Ultracentrifuge

Leisner lab WO4223-Chris Flora, x1550

WO4223A Beckman L-70



Beckman Avanti J-25i high speed centrifuge

Leisner lab WO4223-Chris Flora, x1550

WO4223A Beckman J251 centrifuge.jpg


tabletop ultracentrifuge

Krishnamurthy lab-Praveen (lab WO3213, x4605)

tabletop ultracentrifuge TLX.jpg


Water and ICE





Crawley lab- Soo (WO 3238, X7891)

3rd floor icemaker.jpg



Leisner lab WO4223-Chris Flora, x1550

4th floor icemaker.jpg


Millipore Milli-Q water purification system

Crawley lab- Scott (WO 3238, X4159)

MilliQ water.jpg





New Brunswick I2500 refridgerated incubator shaker

Song-Tao Liu--Ejaz (WO4254, x7857)

refridgerated shaker.jpg



Song-Tao Liu-- Ejaz(WO4254, x7857)

WO4254 sonicator (1).jpg


Molecular Devices Spectramax M5 luminometer

Krishnamurthy lab-Praveen (lab WO3213, x4605)

spectramax plate reader.jpg


Beckman LS6000IC Scintillation counter

Bill Taylor (office WO4262B, x1966)

WO3242 liquid scintillation counter.jpg


Department backup -80oC freezer

Song-Tao Liu (WO4254, x7857)









Department contact



Dark Room -WO4216




Film Processor

Song-Tao Liu lab (WO4254, x7857)-Mike or Chris



Cold Rooms




cold room

Conti lab--Joe (WO3235 x7824)



cold room

Conti lab--Joe (WO3235 x7824)



cold room

Guofa Liu (WO4268B, x2869)



Warm Rooms




37 oC warm room with Shaker

Crawley lab- Maura (WO 3238, X7891)

warm room 3241.jpg


Autoclave Rooms




two Autoclaves

John Arnold (WO1213, x4588)/Brianne Gillespie (BO1096H, x4582)




One autoclave

John Arnold (WO1213, x4588)/Brianne Gillespie (BO1096H, x4582)



Liquid Nitrogen/CO2 tanks




third floor

Dong lab-Yaling (WO3257, x1557, liquid nitrogen)//Shemshedini lab (WO3227, x1554, CO2 tanks)

3rd floor liquid nitrogen tank.jpg


fourth floor

Bill Taylor -liquid nitrogen (WO4262B, x1966)



Company on-site service




Fisher fridge/cabinet

Krishnamurthy lab, Krishnamurthy lab has key-see Malathi

Fisher Fridge.jpg



Bio-Rad fridge/cabinet

Krishnamurthy lab, and Shelby Powell (WO3217, x1556)

BioRad fridge.jpg


Genewiz DNA sequencing

Garcia-mata lab--Silvia (BO3090, x1991)



Last Updated: 3/14/18