The SpectraMax i3x Multi-Mode Microplate Reader measures absorbance, fluorescence and luminescence. Its dual light sources, a xenon lamp and LEDs, illuminates samples with incomparable signal strength and superior sensitivity. The cooled PMT detector allows high sensitivity in a wide dynamic range, even in extremely low light. Two fluorescence detection channels allow the instrument to analyze cell viability or cell toxicity assays, including ratiometric assays like live-dead and transfection efficiency.
Projects are initiated by a meeting of the user, principal investigator, Core Director and Core Manager. Contact Mr. Tej Shrestha.
The Core provides individual training.
Trained users coordinate instrument use via the Scheduler.
Nanotechnology core facility equipment use is currently free for properly trained persons, with approval of the lab manager. However, a fee structure will be implemented long-term. This fee structure is expected to be similar to that of the other core labs on campus.