The CTRND is home to state-of-the-art, leading-edge equipment; assisting our researchers with their investigations into the core biological processes of neurodegenerative disease.

Research Tools

Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer Automated Electrophoreses System

Aperio ScanScope AT2 Brightfield Whole Slide Imaging System

Applied Biosystems QuantStudio™ 5 Real-Time PCR System

Bio-Rad NGC Quest HPLC System with Fraction Collector

BioTek Lionheart FX Automated Microscope

BioTek Synergy H1MD microplate reader with dual reagent dispenser

Embedder (Tissue-Tek)

Eppendorf epMotion 5075 TMX Liquid Handling Station

EVOS FL Auto 2 Fluorescence Imaging System

FortéBio OctetRed 384

Keyence BZ-X700 Slide Scanner Microscope 

Leica DSM 6B with Turnkey Stereologer System

Leica THUNDER 3D Live Cell Imager

LiCor Odyssey M and LiCor Odyssey Fc Imaging Systems

Meso Scale Discovery QuickPlex multiplexed immunoassay platform

Molecular Devices FlexStation 3 Multimode Plate Reader

Multiple cryostats and microtomes (3 Leica CM1850 Cryostats; Leica CM3050 Cryostat; Leica SM 2000R sliding microtome; Leitz 1512 and Reichert Jung 2030 rotary microtome)

Nanostring nCounter GeoMx Digital Spatial RNA and Protein Profiling (DSP) Technology

Nikon CSU-W1 SoRa Spinning Disk Field Scanning Confocal Microscope System (coming soon)

Olympus BX60 Microscope with an Olympus DP71 camera and fluorescent capability.

Quanterix SR-X Biomarker Detection System

Thermo Scientific Excelsior AS Tissue Processor

Zeiss Axio Scan.Z1 Brightfield and Fluorescent Slide Scanner