Biology Facilities

Department Facilities at a Glance

  • Microscopy facility, including phase contrast and fluorescent-capable microscopes  [View a gallery of microscopic images of transgenic fish]
  • Autoclave and tissue culture facilities
  • Large walk-in temperature-controlled chambers
  • Molecular biology equipment, including thermal cyclers and a computerized gel scanner
  • Six teaching laboratories
  • Eight research laboratories
  • Fish collection containing approximately 200,000 specimens
  • Greenhouse and herbarium
  • Each faculty member has a separate research laboratory housing equipment pertinent to her/his area of expertise.