Science Core Facility

Welcome to the Science Core Facility!

We are located in the Science Center, Harned Hall, which opened in May 2006. We are also home to the Weatherwax Electron Microscopy Suite. The Science Core Facility provides outstanding facilities and equipment for both teaching and research for the entire campus.

Our resources include:

  • Hitachi S3400N Variable Pressure Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Zeiss CEM 902 Transmission Electron Microscope
  • Nikon D-Eclipse C1 Confocal microscope
  • AmScope SM-4B Stereo Zoom Micscope
  • Nikon Microphot FX
  • Dupont Sorvall MT 5000 Ultramicrotome
  • Leica Ultracut UCT
  • Spencer 820 Microtome for RNA work only
  • BioRad CFX96 Real-Time PCR Detection System
  • GenePix 4100A Microarray Scanner
  • LI-COR Odyssey Fc Dual Mode Imaging System

The science core facility is a campus-wide resource for students, faculty and staff. The core is also open to academic and commercial users outside of the University of Puget Sound. Outside users need to contact the Science Core Facility Technician directly for training and appointments. For more information on some of our instruments please see our Equipment page.