Laboratory Facilities


Advanced Instruments The college has state-of-the-art laboratory setup. The most advanced scientific instrumentation facilities are available for academic, research and industrial purpose. The college offers laboratory services to the researchers in academic and industry by paying nominal charges. The laboratory facilties includes Inoculation Room, Plant Tissue-culture facility in addition to routine laboratory instruments. Special advanced instrumentation facilties of the following type is installed. The facility can be availed on request to be mailed in format downloadable here.

 

Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrum

Make Waters, USA                                                                                           Model e2695 XE, Mass 3100 and PDA 2998

Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometer useful for chemical analysis. Liquid chromatography in fine Sunfire C18 and Silica columns. Solvent delivery system allows gradient mixing and autodegassing. The machine is equipped with Photo-diode Array detector with ICS. Mass Detector type Single Quad allows mass ionization by simultaneous ESI and APCI mmodes. Empower software installed for single system, Suitability and Qualification usage.

Bioreactor (Fermentor)

New Brunswick Scientific Co., Inc., USA                                                                                           Model Bioflow 115

A microprocessor-controlled lab scale bioreactor with varied process parameter control and record facility. Glass-SS composite vessel (5 Ltrs) with baffles and impallers (Ruston and Pitch turbine) useful for microbial and cell culture fermentations. Top entry direct drive shaft allows 50-1500 rotation and cooling system maintain Temperature 10-70 C. The vessel has probes for DO, pH and Foam monitor and 4 addition ports controoled by 3 Pump assembly. Also Thermal Mass-flow Controller and Auto gas mixing feasible. Master Control Station is equipped with ISO complied operating software Biocommand Batch control.

Atomic Adsorption Spectrometer

Thermo-Fischer, UK                                                                                                Model ICE 3500, Furnace GFS 35

The most advanced AAS with Flame (Universal Ti burner) and Graphite furnace (3000 C per Sec) feature. A double-beam system allows scanning within 180-900 nm is equipped with auto sampler. A PC controlled operation, data aquisition and analysis possible by Solar software. Allows ppb level of metal analysis with graphite furnace mode.

Fourier-Transform Infra-red Spectrometer

Bruker Optik GmbH, Germany                                                                                          Model Alpha-T with Eco ATR

Modern and compact FTIR with double-beam ZnSe optics. Built-in Opus software for operation and Quick compare with spectral library. Usig ECO ATR assessories, varied physical nature of samples (pH 5-8) from Powder, Gel and Liquid can be analysed. Facility for using dsmountale liquid cell and pelleting by 15 T hydraulic press installed.

PCR Thermocycler

ESCO, USA                                                                                                                                                 Swift Maxi

Fully programmable PCR machine with LCD process display. A dual heating block with provision for 0.2and 0.5ml sample tubes. Gradient analysis possible using special sample blocks. Facility for storage of PCR parameters and auto holding with cooloing at the end of cycle.

UV-Vis Spectrometer

Elico, India                                                                                                                                                  Model SL-159

Complete range of UV and Visible spectrum can be analysed. A Single beam spectrometer allows Scanning, Concentration and Kinetic analysis. A PC controlled feature with ELICO Spectronic software useful for spectral analysis. Full function control under PC connectivity mode, Multiple sample turret etc.

Microscopy

Laurence and Mayo, India                                                                                                                         Model

Wide ranging microscopic facilty available including Phase contrast, Fluorescence and Stereo-zoom microscope with trinocular body tube. Equipped with photomicrography facility of 3MP still and SVGA live streaming video recording facilty. Fluorescence observation under Red and Blue filters.

Gel-doc imaging system for the analysis of Electrophoresis gels. Image analysis software like TL-100 and Scion Image are available for count measurement and area calculation for the purpose of Micrometry, Molecular weight-analysis, Viable-count etc.

Microplate Reader

Biorad, USA                                                                                                                                           Model iMark Reader

Multiple sample tray reading for ELISA and other analysis using stored programs. The machine has built-in thermal printer for data and graphs. Provision for PQ and OQ quality certification.

Geiger Muller Counter

Electronic Corporation of India, India                                                                                                                         Model

Radiation measurement in a sensitive radiation probe. A robust lead sheath and digital display unit makes the machine accurate and safe.

Cooling Centrifuge

Eltek, India                                                                                                                         Model MP-300-R

Bench-top high-speed centrifuge machine with cooling facility. Useful for DNA separation, cell fractionation and purification of various biomolecules.

Air Sampler

Merck, USA                                                                                                                         Model M-100

An automated air sampler can hold standard 8 inch Petri-dish inside. Digital programmable controls for air-flow and duration controls. Comply quality certificatiion for aseptim environment monitoring in industries.

Flamephotometer

Elico Ltd, India                                                                                                                         Model CL-378

Microprocessor based machine with Auto-ignition and Auto-shut off with data storage and PC / Printer Interface. Useful for routine determination of Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, Barium and Lithium elements with simultaneous analysis of Na, K, Li, Ca and Ba in single aspiration with proper removal of interferences.

Weather Station

Spectrum Technologies, Inc, USA                                                                                                                                Model Watchdog 2000

Weather monitoring machine with sensors for air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, rainfall, and solar radiation. The built-in data logger and PC communication port records real-time data on environmental parameters.