Biosafety Core

Biosafety Core
The Biosafety Core facility provides a wide variety of state-of-the-art resources.

The WMed Center for Immunobiology Biosafety Core facility provides a wide variety of state-of-the-art resources. The Core resides in a separate dedicated room with all equipment contained therein. Rated up to Bio-Safety Level 2, researchers have to undergo training and certification prior to obtaining access to the Core. Personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided by the core. 

Please contact ibc@med.wmich.edu if you have any questions or to obtain further information regarding access to the Biosafety Core.

The Biosafety Core is comprised of the following equipment:

  • (2) Thermo Scientific Class II Tissue Culture Biosafety Cabinets 1300 A2
  • (2) Thermo Scientific HERAcell VIOS 160i CO2 incubator 
  • (2) Sorvall Legend XTR refrigerated Centrifuge 
  • (1) Sorvall Legend Micro 17R refrigerated Centrifuge
  • (1) Microbiological incubator
  • (1) Nikon Eclipse Ts2f fluorescence microscope
  • (1) ADAM-MC Automatic Cell Counter
  • (1) Fisher Scientific 10L water bath (37 °C)
  • (1) Revco UXF upright Freezer (-80°C)
  • (1) Revco half freezer (-20 °C)
  • (1) Thermo Scientific Refrigerator (4°C)
  • (1) Genesys 150 uv-vis Spectrophotometer 
  • (1) UV Transilluminator