Core Facilities at Biochemistry : Biochemistry Optical Core; Biophysics Instrumentation Facility; Collaborative Crystallography Core

 

The Core Facilities at Biochemistry encompass four open access service facilities and instrumentation cores that provide state-of-the-art instrumentation, technical expertise, and education to researchers at the University of Wisconsin and beyond.    

 

Core Facilities and Shared Resourse

  • UW-Madison Cryo-EM Facility

  • UW-Madison Crystallography Core

  • Biochemistry Optical Core

  • Biophysics Instrumentation Facility

 

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Biochemistry Optical Core 

 

Nikon A1R+ Confocal

N-SIM

N-STORM

Elements Image Analysis Station

 

Biophysics Instrumentation Facility

 

All calendars for Biophysics Instrumentation Facility

 

Collaborative Crystallograpghy Core

 

JANSi UVEX-P Microscope

TTP LabTech Mosquito

Overview of Services 

Biochemistry Optical Core


The Biochemistry Optical Core (BOC) provides access to state-of-the-art instrumentation for confocal, epi-fluorescent, TIRFM, and super-resolution light microscopy.   We are currently located in the Biochemical Science Complex in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Our mission is to enhance basic and translation research by providing training and expertise on basic and advanced light microscopy techniques.   Additionally, expertise and advice is available for the design of experiments, grants, and manuscripts involving these techniques as well as consultation on image analysis processes.  

For information regarding instrument training and use, please contact Elle Grevstad 

 

Biophysics Instrumentation Facility

 

The Biophysics Instrumentation Facility (BIF) is part of the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is located in Room 4420 of the Biochemical Sciences Building. The facility provides access to state of the art instrumentation focused on the study of conformations, activities and assembly of biological and other macromolecules. While each instrument provides distinct insight, the ensemble enables a thorough characterization of, structure, function and interaction of biological assemblies. For information regarding instrument training and use, please contact BIF staff (Darrell McCaslin or Dan Stevens). 

The Facility is always on the lookout for new users from departments across campus. If you are interested in having us speak at a group or departmental meeting about our capabilities, please contact Dan Stevens. Introductory slides about the BIF are available here.

 

Collaborative Crystallography Core

 

The Collaborative Crystallography Core (CCC) is part of the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and is located in Rooms 2211, 2268 and 2305 on the 2nd floor of the Hector F. DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Building. The crystallography core provides instrumentation for setting up crystallization experiments and imaging the results. Expertise in construct design, protein production, crystallization, data collection and grant development is available.

For information regarding instrument training and use, please contact Craig Bingman or John Primm

Leadership

 

Elle Grevstad, Director of Biochemistry Core Facilities

Desirée Benefield, UW-Cryo EM Facility 

Craig Bingman, UW- Crystallography Facility

Darrell McCaslin, Biophysics Instrumentation Facility 

Dan Stevens, Biophysics Instrumentation Facility

 

  

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday

9 am - 5 pm *

 

*access granted 24/7 for                      

trained individuals

 

HFD Biochemical Sciences Building

440 Henry Mall

Madison, WI 53704

 

Biochemistry Optical- Room 5404a

Biophysical Instrumentation- Room B1408

Links and Resources

  1. Biochemistry at UW Madison
  2. Biochemistry Optical Core
  3. Biophysics Instrumentation Facility
  4. Collaborative Crytallography Core

Services and Daily Rates


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Available Equipment and Resources

Biochemistry Optical (4)
Biophysical Instrumentation (3)
Biophysical Instrumentation - Calorimetry (3)
Biophysical Instrumentation - Concentration (2)
Biophysical Instrumentation - Light Scattering (2)
Biophysical Instrumentation - Mass Spectrometry (1)
Biophysical Instrumentation - Other (3)
Biophysical Instrumentation - PCR (2)
Biophysical Instrumentation - Plate Readers (1)
Biophysical Instrumentation - Spectroscopy (3)
Cryo-EM (1)

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