Jonathan V. Sweedler is a busy man: he runs a large research group in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is the principal investigator for the UIUC Center for Neuroproteomics on Cell-Cell Signaling and the director of the Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center.
Microplate readers are used extensively in the pharmaceutical industry for high-throughput drug screening and in biology labs for enzyme assays, immunoassays, binding assays, protein and cell assays, ELISAs, and biomolecule concentration measurements.
Invented in the late 16th century, the microscope is arguably the oldest laboratory instrument. Yet despite its maturity, microscopy continues to evolve toward greater capabilities.
Low-temperature laboratory freezers are cooling boxes that achieve temperatures of about -40° C or lower. Kitchen freezers, by contrast, operate to about -20° C.
Choice of clean room casework, or furniture, is one of the most important decisions made when setting up classified space.
The latest equipment, instrument and system introductions to the laboratory market.