Research Facilities & Equipment

The Department of Biology occupies modern laboratory facilities in two adjoining buildings on the the IUPUI campus. This space will soon be augmented by the construction of a new laboratory building, planned to open in 2015. This building will contain state-of-the-art research laboratories and core facilities to support research.

Current facilities include:

  • A 4000 sq ft climate-controlled greenhouse. The greenhouse is used by plant biology researchers, and also houses an extensive plant collection.
  • A variety of research microscope systems, including an Olympus Fluoview confocal microscope.
  • Controlled environment plant growth chambers.
  • Warm rooms for microbial cultures
  • RT-PCT
  • Automated genetic analyzer

The department also has access to core facilities on campus, including

  • Next generation sequencing
  • 2-photon fluorescence microscopy
  • Proteomics
  • Genomics
  • High-performance computing
  • Flow cytometry
  • Electron microscopy
  • Transgenic/knockout