Lab Equipment

The Center for Life Science Ventures provides a shared set of state-of-the-art lab equipment, providing its members with an efficient and productive workspace to develop their research.

General lab equipment

  • Autoclave
  • Dish washer
  • Ice machine
  • Water purification system (Millipore Q IQ 7000)
  • Exhaust chemical fume hoods
  • Filtering chemical Fume hoods (ERLAB)
  • Biological safety cabinet

Cooling systems

  • 4 °C refrigerator
  • 4 °C walk-in cooler
  • -20 °C freezers x2
  • -80 °C freezers x2


  • Centrifuge bench (Sorvall Legend XTR)
  • Centrifuge bench (Thermo Fisher Multriguge X Pro)
  • Centrifuge floor (Beckman Coulter Avanti JXN-26)
  • Anaerobic chamber (Shel lab)
  • iBright™ FL1500 Imaging Systems
  • Bio-Rad ChemiDoc™ MP imaging system with multiplex fluorescent and chemiluminescence
  • Stackable shakers (Thermo Fisher Scientific MaxQ 8000)
  • ZEISS Primovert inverted cell culture microscope
  • ZEISS Stemi 508 Stereo Microscope with 8:1 Zoom
  • Plasma cleaner
  • Potentiostat
  • VWR vaccum oven
  • Spin coating systems (6800 spin coater series)
  • BTX Gemini X2 Electroporation System Complete
  • NanoDrop™ OneC Microvolume UV-Vis Spectrophotometer
  • Applied Biosystems Veriti™ 96-Well Fast Thermal Cycler
  • Spectrolinker xl-1500 UV crosslinker
  • Qubit 4
  • VWR oven
  • Bio-Rad Trans-Blot Turbo
  • Plate reader (TECAN Infinite M PLEX)


  • Pat Snap
  • Comsol
  • Pitchbook
  • Magellan™ – Data Analysis Software

Center clients have access to internal pricing of the core facilities at the Biotechnology Resource Center (BRC) and Cornell NanoScale Facility.

Center clients also have access to specialized facilities and instruments located in various colleges of Cornell University. Center clients’ use may be subject to faculty use and other priorities.