Biology building

Neidig-Garber Science Facilities

Equipment and Instrumentation

Neidig-Garber Science Center upholds a nearly 75-year tradition of student-faculty research using state-of-the-art scientific equipment.

Our Neidig-Garber Science Center offers ACS Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering 3+2, Engineering Physics, Environmental Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Neuroscience, and Physics students laboratory experiences with a range of equipment and instrumentation. Neidig-Garber Science Center has:

  • Eight teaching laboratories including two first-year labs
  • Nine student research laboratories
  • Biotechnology suite
  • Microscopy suite with SEM and TEM
  • Two greenhouses
  • Animal room with cage washer
  • Aquatics room
  • Cell and tissue culture rooms
  • Photographic darkrooms and a printing room
  • Walk-in environmental chamber
  • Study rooms and lounge areas
  • Electronics Lab (Physics)
  • Modern Physics Lab
  • Optics Lab
  • Advanced Physics Lab

Students benefit from hands-on training with modern instrumentation. Major teaching/research instrumentation includes:

  • ISI scanning electron microscope
  • Zeiss transmission electron microscope
  • Ultramicrotomes
  • Photomicroscopes
  • Fluorescence microscopes
  • IWorx data collections stations in the physiology labs
  • Ultracentrifuge
  • High-speed centrifuges
  • Several Ocean Optics spectrometers
  • UV/VIS spectrometer
  • Biological safety hood
  • Flow cytometer
  • Drosphilaincubator
  • Animal tracking computer system
  • Morris Navigational maze and other behavioral testing apparatuses
  • Arduino microcontrollers
  • Muon detector experimental setup
  • NaI scintillation detector experimental setup
  • Raman spectrometer
  • Continuous wave laser irradiation of glass experimental setup
  • Optical interferometry experimental setup