School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Specialized Core Instruments


  • Molecular Devices Spectramax Gemini™ dual-scanning microplate spectrofluorometer
  • Bio-Rad Benchmark Microplate Reader controlled by the Microplate Manager software
  • Shimadzu UV-1601 UV-Visible spectrophotometer
  • Turner TD-20e Luminometer

Additional Instrumental Analyses

  • Stratagene Mx4000 RT-PCR instrument equipped with the MX4000 software
  • Beckman LX 6000 SC Liquid Scintilation System

Microscopy and image processing

  • Leica DMLB Fluorescence Microscope equipped with the Spot RT Slider Camera
  • Olympus VANOX-T up-right microscope equipped with two Olympus C-35AD-2 cameras
  • Bio-Rad Fluor-S Multiimager equipped with Quantity One software
  • Axon Instruments Gene Pix 4000 B microarray  scanner


  • Agilent 1100 Series HPLC controlled by the Agilent Chem Station software
  • ÄKTA™ Amersham Biosciences FPLC controlled by the Unicorn™ software

Incubator Shaker

  • New Brunswick Scientific model C25 and Model G25


  • Triangle Biomedical Sciences Minotome Plus
  • Hitachi Sorvall Discovery M120 SE
  • Thermo-Scientific Sorvall RC 6+
  • Beckman-Coulter Optima LE-80K ultracentrifuge
  • DuPont Instruments Sorvall RC-5B

Contact Dr. Rafael Fridman for more specific information.