Facilities

allin oneThere are three types of Incubation Suites available at BBC:

Bigger suites with an area of approximately 550 sq ft

  1. Smaller suites with an area of ranging from 190 sq ft to 260 sq ft
  2. Unfurnished shells ranging from 200 sq ft to 1000 sq ft approximately
  3. Instruments Rates (2017-2018) and user Policy. Click Here for More Details

The 9 optional equipments that could be provided to the incubatees on written request and based on availability are hereinafter referred to as 9E. The equipments are listed below:

Mini Centrifuge 1222U61 Thomas Mini Centrifuge Red230V/52Hz
Magnetic Stirrer UC152  Hot plate with Magnetic Stirrer
Speed Rollers SRT6D  Digital Control Variable Speed Rollers
Rotators SB3    Rotator
Vortex mixers SA8  Vortex Mixer
Rockers SSL3  Lab Scale Gyratory Rocker
Shakers SSM5  Microtitre plate Shaker
Water bath SWB6D  6 Litre Water Bath

 

COMMON INSTRUMENTATION FACILITIES

The facilities available at Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre are given below:

Sl.No COMMON FACILITIES Area  (sq ft)
1 PROTEOMICS AND SMALL MOLECULE ANALYSIS LAB–  WGF-1 547.45
2 PROTEOMICS AND SMALL MOLECULE ANALYSIS LAB–  WFF-1 547.45
3 BIO SEPARATIONS FACILITY – WGF-2 547.45
4 MICROBIOLOGY LAB – WGF-3 547.45
5 MICROBIOLOGY LAB – WFF-3 547.45
6 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LAB – WGF-4 547.45
7 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LAB – WFF-2 547.45
8 BIO SUITE – 1 191.81
9 BIO SUITE – 2 191.81
10 BIO SUITE – 3 191.81
11 BIO SUITE – 4 191.81
12 WASH & STERILIZATION – GROUND FLOOR 354.68
13 WASH & STERILIZATION – FIRST FLOOR 354.68
14 CONFOCAL FACILITY – WGF-7 211.45
15 PLANT TISSUE CULTURE FACILITY – WGF8 211.45
16 GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY FACILITY – WGF-10 261.45
17 HISTOLOGY LAB  FACILITY– WGF-11 261.45
18 FLOW CYTOMETRY FACILITY – EGF-7 211.45
19 INSTRUMENTATION SUPPORT FACILITY – EGF-8 211.45
20 FERMENTATION ROOM 519.42
21 LAB SUPPORT – GROUND FLOOR 382
22 LAB SUPPORT – FIRST FLOOR 382

Some high end specialised Instruments/ Facility housed in the Common Instrumentation Facilities would be charged as per usage, prevailing rates and discretion of the management. Details of the equipments housed in the Common Instrumentation Facilities are detailed below

Microscopy Facility

Equipment

Company

Description

Confocal Nikon Nikon Laser Scanning Confocal microscope model C2 with spectral facility
Stereozoom Microscope Nikon SMZ1270 Zooming body; Zooming range:0.63X-8X, zooming ratio:12.7:1, Total Magnification : 6.3X-80X
Stereozoom Microscope Leica Leica M205 C Stereomicroscope

 

Proteomics Facility and Small Molecule Analysis Lab
Equipment Company Description
Avant FPLC GE Chromatography system AKTA Avant 25 user kit
FPLC explorer Bio-rad 788-0003 NGCTM Quest
LC-MS Shimadzu LCMS-2020 Single Quardupole Mass Spectrometer
Prep/Analytical HPLC shimadzu Shimadzu promonence LC-20 AP preparative HPLC system with Fraction collector
HPLC system  Waters 176801000 Alliance HPLC Systems with 176248901 2489 UV/Visible Detector, 186247500 2475 Fluorescence Detector (blue) and 205001128 Kit, Detector, Aux Tray w/Bracket
LC Automated System Waters 176003057 Prep 150Q LC Automated System w/PDA
Protein Analysis TA Waters Nano Differential Scanning Calorimeter with Platinum Capillary Cells; includes calorimeter assembly
Protein Analysis TA Waters Nano Isothermal Titration Calorimeter Low Volume Gold: Nano ITC Low Volume System
microplate reader Perkin elmer 2300-0000 EnSpire Base Unit; 2301-0130 Label Free Tech
microplate reader Molecular devices M5e-ACAD SpectraMax M5e Multi-Detection Reader.
microplate reader Molecular devices Spectra Max L – Spectra Max L Luminescence Microplate Reader

microplate washer

Molecular devices

Aquamax 2000 Bundle – Aquamax 2000 Base Unit
Multiplex immuno assay system Biorad 171000203 Bio-Plex Suspension Array System 200, 100-240V

 

Fermentation Facility

Equipment

Company

Description

Fermentors

Applicon

Z4AEZ0015M Bundle autoclave 15L Microbial ez 230V

Z4AEZ0005C Bundle autocl. 5L cell ez 230V with Accessories

Z4AEZ0002C 2L Cell culture vessel with Head plate fitted  motors+ sensor and all accessories

Sartorius BIOSTAT B Twin MO -One 5L UniVessel
Sartorius BIOSTAT B Twin MO 10L UniVessel
Homogeniser stanstedt TC5-0612W-332 system High Pressure Homogenize
small scale Fermentors Applikon Z310040010 MICRO MATRIX BASIC

 

Microbiology Facility

Equipment

Company

Description

Spectrophotometer biorad SmartSpec Plus Spectrophotometer
Shakers Eppendorf M1324-0006  I26R Stackable Incubator Shaker with Refrigeration, 1 in (2.5 cm) Orbit, 230V, 50Hz
Shakers Eppendorf M1324-0002 I26 Stackable Incubator Shaker without Refrigeration, 1 in (2.5 cm) Orbit, 230V, 50Hz
Shakers Eppendorf M1352-0002 Excella E24 Benchtop Incubator Shaker, 3/4 in (1.9 cm) Orbit, 230V, 50Hz
Shakers Eppendorf M1352-0006 Excella E24R Benchtop Incubator Shaker with Refrigeration, 3/4 in (1.9 cm) Orbit,230V, 50Hz
LAF Labconco 3250028 – 5ft Purifier Horizontal Clean Bench with UV  Light
LAF Labconco 3250028 – 5ft Purifier Horizontal Clean Bench with UV  Light
Micropulser Biorad MicroPulser Electroporator
Spectrophotometer Eppendorf Biospectrometer
incubators JS research Inc JSGI-50T General Incubator
incubators JS research Inc JSGI-50T General Incubator
incubators JS research Inc JSGI-100T  General Incubator
incubators JS research Inc JSGI-100T  General Incubator
Water Bath Triune Water Bath
Anaerobic Chamber Ruskinn Bugbox
Waterbaths Polyscience PP07R-40-A12E Performance Programmable; 7L Refrigerated Circulating water bath and
PP15R-30-A12E Performance Programmable
15L Refrigerated circulating water bath
Gene Pulser Biorad Gene Pulser Xcell Total system
Micro pulser Biorad MicroPulser Electroporator
Freeze Dryer SP Scientific BTP_8ZL00X-I Bench Top Pro
DNA Extraction MP Biologics Fast Prep – 24TM 5 G Instrument
Water Bath Triune Water Bath
Table Top Centrifuges Eppendorf 5403 000.413 Centrifuge 5424R (refriger-ated), 230V/50-60Hz, knob version, incl. Rotor, FA-45-24-11, aerosol-tight
Table Top Centrifuges Eppendorf 5404 000.413 Centrifuge 5424 (refriger-ated), 230V/50-60Hz, knob version, incl. Rotor, FA-45-24-11, aerosol-tight
Thermo mixer Eppendorf 5382 000.015 ThermoMixer C, basic device without thermoblock, 220-240V

 

Molecular Biology

Equipment

Company

Description

Centrifuges Hettich Micro 200 Non refreigeraed Tabletop Centrifuge 230V/50Hz and 2405 Mikro 200R Tabletop Refrigerated centrifuge 230V/50Hz
Labindia CTS Europe BUB STY RED Safety Bubble with HEPA and Carbon Filteration, air flow alarm and lamp, Red base
Gel doc Biorad Gel Doc XR+, Molecular Imager Gel Documentation System,
Gel Doc Vilber Lourmat Bio Print (Gel Doc)
Chemidoc Biorad ChemiDoc Touch instrument
PCR Biorad T100™ Thermal Cycler
Realtime PCR Agilent G8830A  AriaMx Real-Time PCR Base Instrument
Realtime PCR Biorad CFX96 Real-Time PCR Detection System
Automated Electrophoresis System Biorad Experion System, for DNA/RANA analysis, Protein
Automated Liquid Handling System Beckman B22637 Biomek 4000 Automated PCR Set-up Package
UV-Vis spectrophotometer Agilent G9825AA
Cary 5000 UV-Vis-NIR Bundle.
Sonicator Q sonica Sonicator
Amersham Imager GE Amersham Imager 600 RGB
DNA electrophoresis systems Biorad Horizontal Electrophoresis unit with Power Pac – Mini-Sub Cell GT Cell With 7 x10 cm tray, Wide Mini Sub Cell GT System, Sub Cell model 96 Cell and PowerPac Basic Power Supply
Protein electrophoresis systems Biorad Mini-PROTEAN Tetra, Mini-PROTEAN 10-well, 1.0 mm thickness; 2-gel system
Protean electrophoresis systems Biorad Protean II xi
western blotting systems Biorad Western, Northern & Southern Blotting Unit – Trans-Blot® Turbo™ Instrument
western blotting systems Biorad Trans Blot SD Semi Dry Electrophoretic transfer Cell
Refrigerator Scimed MPR – 514R Pharmaceutical Refrigerator

 

Biosuites
Equipment Company Description
Biosafety hoods Labconco 302481170   4ft Purifier Logic+ Class II A2 Biosafety cabinet with Base stand
Co2 incubators Panasonic MCO – 170AIC(UV) Air Jacket Co2 Incubator with UV Sterilization and H202
waterbaths JS Research Inc JSWB-11T Digital Water Bath
Table top Centrifuges Beckman A99467      Allegra X-30, 220-240V, 50/60Hz 4
Nucleofectometer Lonza 4D Nucleofector Core Unit and X unit
Upright fluoresence  Leica Leica DM 2500 Upright Microscope for transmitted light and fluorescence
Tissue culture inverted Microscope Nikon, Leica Nikon TS100LED-F MV Main Body (100-240 V) with built in transformer, lain stage, LED illumination and trinocular head
Leica DMi1 Tissue Culture Microscope
Gene Pulser Biorad Gene Pulser Xcell Total system

 

Bioseparations Facility

Equipment

Company

Description

 Floor Ultra Centrifuge Beckman A94469 OPTIMA XPN – 100
Benchtop Ultracentrifuge Beckman 393315 Optima™ MAX-XP
Floor High Speed Beckman 363120 AVANTI J-30I CENTRIFUGE 230V 50HZ
Table Top Beckman A99471 Allegra X-30R, 220-240V, 50/60Hz
Floor High Speed Thermo 75006580 THERMO SCIENTIFIC SUPER SPEED CENTRIFUGE, FLOOR MODEL
Freeze Drier SP Scientific G25EL VIRTIS GENESIS 25  EL  PILOT FREEZE DRYER

 

Gas Chromatography Room

Equipment

Company

Description

GC/ cold room Agilent G4350A
Agilent 7820A GC System
Gas Purification panel PCI Analytics Gas Purification panel for Gas Chromatography

 

Plant Tissue culture
Equipment Company Description
LAF Labconco 3250028 – 5ft Purifier Horizontal Clean Bench with UV  Light
Plant growth chamber Panasonic MLR-352H Plant growth Chamber
Upright fluoresence Nikon Nikon Upright microscope ECLIPSE Ni-U main body (100-240V) equiped with : capture bottom, build in NCB11, ND8, ND32/fixed difuser filed diaphragm, dual fine/coarse focusing, adjusting tools
Inverted fluorescence Nikon Inverted Microscope Eclipse Ti U
Incubator Scimed MIR -254 Cooled incubator

 

General
Equipment Company Description
pH meters Triune FEP20-ATC-Glass Kit and pH FEP20 ATC Kit
Vaccum pump Ranin Vacuum Pump
oil Free Membrane type 220V 50Hz
Portable free air delivery
35-40L Per minute
with Vacuum regulator
Balances Mettler  toledo/ sartorius Analytical balance; Precision balance; Semi-micro
 balance;
Fume Hood Labconco 100400061 –  4′ Protector Premier Laboratory Hood  with built-in blower  with 2 service fixtures
Fume Hood Labindia 4 ft bench Fume hood

 

FACS facility
Equipment Company Description
Cell sorter bio-rad S3e CELL SORTER 488 LASERS and S3e Biosafety Cabinet
Cell analyser beckman Flow  Cytometer
Cell Counter Biorad TC20 Cell Counter

 

Washing and Sterilization facility
Equipment Company Description
 Laboratory Glassware Washer dryer Gettinge Lancer Model Labexia 1300 LX , 380/400V, 3 Phase + Neutral, 50Hz
Autoclave JS Research inc JSAC-100 Autoclave/Steam Sterilizer
Autoclave TUTTNAUER EUROPE b.v. 5596-250 ltrs floor standing model with Hinged door Autoclave
Oven JS research JSOF-400T Forced Convection Oven and JSOF-700T Forced Convection Oven
Pass box JJ Biotek Pass Box
Ice flake Machine Brema GB 1540 Ice Flake Machine

 

Lab Support
Equipment Company Description
Deep Freezer Scimed MDF-U55V -86°C Deep Freezer
Freezer MDF-U731M  -30’C Upright Deep Freezer
Refrigerator MPR – 514 Pharmaceutical Refrigerator
Refrigerator MPR – 514R Pharmaceutical Refrigerator
Refrigerator MPR – 1411 Pharmaceutical Refrigerator
Liquid nitrogen stoarge Taylor Wharton LD50 Liquid Nitrogen Storage Dewar
System Unit Taylor Wharton LS 6000-AT   Laboratory SystemUnit (165 Litres) with (6) Racks With Autotend controller
Nitrogen Generator JJ Biotek MVS Liquid Nitrogen Generator

 

Water purification systems
Company Description
Sartorius arium® advance EDI(TYPE 2 SYSTEM)- 10 liters/Hour
 arium® pro VF bench-top system, incl. UV lamp, Ultra filterand TOC monitorH2Opro-VF-T-TOC (TYPE 1 SYSTEM ) -120 liters/Hour
Elga CN120RDM1-230 The CENTRA-R 120 (Type II) has been created specifically to bridge the gap between small loop systems and the larger modular CENTRA range.                                                                           It can supply upto two adjacent laboratories with water.
ULXXXANM2 PURELAB Ultra Analytic (Type 1), Ultra Pure Water Polishing unit.