With approximately 6,000 square feet of dedicated laboratory and office space. The Pain Labs have been designed and built to support the operational philosophy that is the cornerstone of the Pain Lab's multidisciplinary research programs. The labs are open and spacious, with specific assignments to Principal Investigators. The division in the laboratory comes from the establishment of core facilities within the framework of the Pain Lab.

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Lab resources are vast and include:

  • Molecular biochemistry
  • Cell culture
  • DNA
  • Radioactivity
  • Histology
  • Animal behavior and holding
  • Perfusion
  • Tissue culture
  • Electrophysiology
  • Support cores

Graduate students, postdocs and research fellows in addition to collaborators share these resources.

Highlighted Available Equipment:

  • Light microscopy
  • Fluorescent microscopy
  • Organ bath
  • Calcium imaging
  • Patch clamp
  • Imaging systems
  • Lyophilizers
  • Ultracentrifugation
  • Blood analysis
  • Cryogenic storage
  • Shakers
  • Ovens
  • Centrifuges
  • Incubators
  • Biosafety hoods
  • Walk-in fume hood
  • Dialysis system
  • Electroporator
  • Bioanalyzer (electrophoresis, dna, and flow cytometry)
  • RT-PCR
  • Microplate readers (fluorescence and uv/vis)
  • Robotic microplate processors
  • Gamma and beta counters
  • Microtomes