Facilities

Microscopy: In addition to routine microscopy facilities, the department has a state-of-the-art Differential Interference Contrast Microscope (DIC) and Time Lapse Video Microscope with fluorescence attachments.

Fermentation facility: The fermentation facility provides the ability to grow microorganisms for various purposes including large-scale protein purification. The facility consists of an in situ sterilizable fermenter (12 litre capacity) with continuous flow centrifugation for harvesting biomass.

Parimal and Pramod Chaudhari Laboratory for Cell Culture

Radioactivity facility: The department has a dedicated facility for working with radioactivity that includes scintillation counters.

Research Facilities

  • High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC)
  • Captive bubble surfactometer and Contact angle meter
  • Spinning disc confocal microscope
  • FACS ARIA Fusion
  • Centrifugal lyophilizers
  • Spectrofluorimeter
  • CD Spectrometer
  • Spectropolarimeter
  • Langmuir Blodgett trough
  • Capillary surfactometer
  • Concentric cylinder viscometer
  • Automated hematology and coagulation analyzers
  • Microscopy
  • Fermentation
  • Tissue Culture
  • Radioactivity Facility
  • Protein Sequencing
  • Cold Room