Infrastructure: 

 

PPGFQM  faculty and students  are distributed in four units: two in the Center for Health Sciences (Centro de Ciências da Saúde - CCS), namely: i. Institute of Biomedical Sciences and ii. Institute of Research on Natural Products; and other two in Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fundação Oswaldo Cruz - FIOCRUZ). PPGFQM faculty coordinates each research lab using the best of their infrastructure to develop the student’s thesis and dissertation research projects under ideal conditions. PPGFQM has multipurpose units with medium and large sized lab equipment that allows transversal projects to be conducted.

The following is a list of PPGFQM medium or large sized lab equipments:

"Patch-clamp" and "voltage-clamp" amplifiers for electrophysiology

Isolated organs amplifiers, transducers and baths

Flash EA 1112 CHN Analyzer Series – Thermo

FEMTO UV 800XI Spectrophotometer

Shimadzu DSC-60  

SpectraMax M5 – Molecular Devices 

Infrared Smart ITR Thermo Scientific 

Shimadzu Prominence HPLC UV

Peak Scientific NM32LA Nitrogen Generator (Bruker’s Mass)

Shimadzu Prominence HPLC UV/Fluorescence Detector

Milli Gehaka Master All 

AutoLab - Flexible System with PC automation for Jacketed Reactor from 100mL to 5L

NOVA Instruments Water Bath

Novatecnica-Biovera Dubnoff NT232 Bath

Biotage FLASH Isolera One ISO-1SW Chromatography Instrument

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (Shimadzu; TA-60WS)

HITACHI CR21GII Centrifuge

Centrivap Centrifugal Concentrator connected to Centrivap Cold Trap and Lab Vacuum Pump (Labconco)

Beckman Scintillation

Merk Muse Cell Analyzer (Flow Cytometry)

Accuri Flow Cytometer

BD Bioscience Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer

Centrivap Vacuum Concentrator, Cold Trap and Lab Vacuum Pump (Labconco)

Tri Carb 2810 TR Liquid Scintillation Counter

Automated Cell Counter (Invitrogen- Countess II FL, by Termo Fisher Scientific)

SHIMADZU High Performance Liquid Chromatography Equipment with Fluorescence Detection

Biotage Isolera One Medium Slope Chromatography Equipment

FTLA 2000 Infrared Spectrophotometer

UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

Bruker Daltonics Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometer

Bruker Daltonics Amazon SL Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer

Behavior analysis instrument: "video-tracking"

Behavior and pain analysis instrument: rotarod, open field, analgesiometer

Structure for clonning, expression and purification of proteins

Thermo scientific series 8000 WJ CO2 greenhouse

FlexStation (Molecular Device)

FlexStation 3 (Molecular devices)

Filtracom Laminar Flow;

Laser Doppler blood flowmeter

Guava® MUSE ® Cell Analyzer (Luminex)

UltraCleaner unique ultrasonic cleaner

Molecular Devices – Spectramax M5 Automated Microplate Reader

High resolution TOF mass

Inverted Biological Microscope

Nikon-Eclipse Ts2 Inverted microscope coupled with 1 camera and 1 Philips 223V Led monitor

NIKKON TS100, PlusMaze, Von Frei Inverted Phase Microscope;

Nikon® - Eclipse Ts2 Inverted Optical Microscope

Bioval Biological Microscope

Nanalysis NMReader 60Pro;

Gehaka PG1800 pH meter

Anton-Paar Microwave Detector

Hel Automated Reactor

CEM Discover Microwave Detector

Varian 400 MHz MR-400 and 500 MHz VNMRSYS500 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Instrument

Nanalysis 60 MHz NMR-PRO Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (1H/13C-NMR)

Bio-Rad RT-PCR

System for assay in microplate, including multi-mode microplate reader

System for high speed and high sensibility imaging microfluorimetry

RT-PCR System

Bio-Rad Trans-blot system; nanodrop lite spectrophotometer

System of fluorescence microscope coupled with a computer and ultrasound for rodents

Telemetry System for continuous hemodynamic parameter registry

UV and White Light Photodocumentation System

Nanospray Sepacore Automated Flash Chromatography

SORVALL Ultracentrifuge (mod. 79008)

BECKMAN Optima XE Ultracentrifuge

IRMECO Ultrafreezer (ECU-4085-5)

PANASONIC Ultrafreezer (MDF-U56V) 

Glacier-Nuaire Ultrafreezer - 86 °C

Infrared DIC Videomicroscope for electrophysiology registry

Videomicroscope for intracellular calcium fluorimetry with fura-2

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