Flow Cytometer

Make: BD Biosciences

Model: LSR Fortessa

Equipped with 5 lasers (Blue, Red, Violet, Yellow-Green, UV). Detection of up to 18 colours simultaneously.
For a detailed table of lasers, filters, and fluorochromes, click here

Confocal Microscope

Make:  Leica

Model: TC SP8

On Leica DMI 6000 BS Inverted Microscope fully motorized with Leica SuperZ Galvo stage
High speed scanning system with up to 428 frames per second, Large field of view
Excitation lasers 405nm, 488nm, 543nm, 633nm,647nm
Three spectral fluorescent light detectors (two PMTs and a HYD high sensitivity detector), one transmitted light detector
On stage incubation system with temperature, CO2 control and humidifying system.

Mechanical Test Instrument

Make:  TA Instruments

Model: Electroforce 3200 series III

Equipped with Saline bath and BioDynamic Chamber.
Well-suited for low-force testing of biomaterials and engineered materials
Versatility for a variety of test applications

In vitro cyototoxicity test  (as per ISO  10993-5)

Cultured mammalian cells are incubated in contact with a test material or extracts of a test material to determine the biological response of these cells in vitro using appropriate biological parameters.

Cell proliferation & viability (CPV) studies

The cell proliferation and cell viability measured at predetermined time points via metabolic activity.