Resources & Research Facilities

Research Facilities

The Keck Facility聽at the Josephine Bay Paul Center (JBPC) is equipped for 鈥淣ext-Gen鈥 sequencing. We currently operate an Illumina MiSeq, capable of 2 x 300 nt reads (~20M clusters), and an Illumina NextSeq, capable of 2 x 150 nt reads (130-400M clusters).

The Marine Resources Center聽is a highly advanced facility for maintaining, culturing, and providing aquatic organisms essential to advanced biological, biomedical, and ecological research.

The Cephalopod Breeding Program 鈥 At the 澳门马会传真scientists are embarking on a groundbreaking new effort to culture cephalopods in the laboratory with the goal of creating a new genetic model system.

罢丑别听狈补迟颈辞苍补濒听齿别苍辞辫耻蝉听Resource聽(NXR) is located at the 澳门马会传真 (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and serves as a national stock center for X. laevis and X. tropicalis as well as a training center for advanced technologies (e.g. husbandry, cell biology, imaging, genetics, transgenesis, genomics).

罢丑别听Stable Isotope Laboratory聽provides stable isotope services for research and industry. The lab utilizes both Dual- Inlet and Continuous-Flow Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer systems for the measurement of 未15N, 未13C, 未18O, 未34S and 未2H on various types of samples.

The Central Microscopy Facility聽provide year round and summer investigators as well as courses with access to imaging instrumentation and computer processing and analysis.

Zebrafish Facility聽鈥 Policies regarding protocols for zebrafish use

The Microbiome Center -聽Now part of聽The Microbiome Center聽of the University of Chicago, MBL, and Argonne National Laboratory, researchers at 澳门马会传真participate in a variety of microbiome studies, exploring the fundamental principles that underlie the function of microbial systems in and with their environment.

Research Services

Aquatic Animal Supply聽鈥 The Marine Resources Department (MRD) collects, maintains, and distributes, for educational and scientific purposes, approximately 200 locally available aquatic plant and animal species.

The Veterinary Services Department聽of the 澳门马会传真is responsible for the health of both aquatic and terrestrial species of animals held at the MBL. We provide animal information, routine veterinary care and respond to animal health problems throughout the MBL.

Animal Order Forms聽鈥 required for all applications; initial or renewal

The Laboratory Operations Department聽provides a wide variety of scientific equipment including microscopes and accessories, oscilloscopes, microfuges, power supplies, baths, shakers, incubators, and ovens. The Laboratory Operations Department also has electronic components available such as transistors, resistors, capacitors, ICs, and connectors.

The General Use Equipment Rooms聽supply year-round and summer investigators with instrumentation. These rooms provide such equipment as balances, pH meters, centrifuges, cell disruption systems, spectrophotometers, gel scanner and analysis system, pipet puller, and PCR. Limited -80掳C freezer space is available.

Chemical Stockroom聽鈥 The 澳门马会传真stockroom, located in the basement of the Lillie Building, operates as a self-service facility providing the most essential laboratory supplies and chemicals.