Research Facilities

​​Research and Academic Facilities

 ​In addition to university laboratories and research facilities, the AGRI Department houses:

1. Greenhouses for plant propagation and plot experimentation.

2. Growth cha​mbers and incubators for microorganism, insects, and plants.

3. DNA and protein analysis (electrophoresis and PCR).

4. GAS-chromatography and mass spectrometry.

5. Atomic absorption spectrometer (micro and Macro nutrient analysis).

6. Soil moisture measurement equipment (both for field and lab use).

7. Cell culture rooms.

8. Patch clamp facility (narishige micromanipulator, Tektronix oscilloscope, etc...).

9. Confocal microscopy and digital imaging facility.

10. Autoradiography room (Kodak X-OMAT autoradiography).

11. Genetic sequencing of economic animal pathogens.

12. In vitro digestibility apparatus.

13. Feed analysis systems.

14. Culturing and enumeration of microorganis​ms.

15. Veterinary serology and hematology and molecular biology of disease etiologies​.

16. Histology​.

17. Immunohistochemistry technology.

18. Immunoblotting in characterization of protective antigens.

19. Immuno-fluorescence in diagnosis of animal diseases.

20. Preparation and ELISA evaluation of veterinary vaccines.

21. Hemagglutination-Inhibition in diagnostics.

22. ECG and EEE in veterinary clinical diagnostics.

23. Ultrasound systems in veterinary anatomical examinations.

24. X-Ray facility (in Progress).

25. Soil analysis.

26. Precision agriculture, GIS, and weather data collection.

27. Plant tissue analysis.

28. Sodium-Dodecyl Sulphate Polyacrylamide Electrophoresis inpolypeptides characterization.​


 Growth chambers and incubators for microorganism, insects, and plants

Description​Location

Incubator Low Temperature

402


 DNA and protein analysis (electrophoresis and PCR). 

DescriptionLocation
QIA Cube Automated sample402
Spectrophotometer, UV visible404
THERMOCYCLER I. CYCLER504
Cycle Thermal Cycler​
504
Fume Hood,Uniflow504
ICE_Marker , AF _10A505
CENTRIFUGE REFRIGERATED TYPE 5804 R505
Thermocycler-PCR machine (M-15)505
Thermo scientific fisher freezer505
SHAKER WATER BATH 120V.506
Refrigerated Benchtop Centrifuge506
Spectrophotometer, Microplate, UV/VIS, + Nanodrop Plate507
Circulator, Refrigerated Bath | Faltbed IEF Unit507
Fume Hood507
Multiskan Ascent507
Ultrasonic Sonicator507
DNA CONCENTRATOR507
Vaccum Pump 60L/min507
Asset Fy 2006 Fume Hood507
Laboratory 16" Benchtop Steam Sterilizer507
ASSET FY 2008 - Incubator , Benchtop Refrigerated507
FY08 Generator Hydride Vapor (HVG-1) Dima Healthcare507
Thermo Cycler507
FY06 Absorbence Universal Micro plate Reader with filters 405,450,490,630n510
Centrivap Mobile System510

 

 GAS-chromatography and mass spectrometry.

DescriptionLocation
5CHANNEL FLAME PHOTOMETER BWB-XP, with one year warranty (Parts and labor)508


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 ​Atomic absorption spectrometer (micro and Macro nutrient analysis).

DescriptionLocation
Asset Fy 2006 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer508
5CHANNEL FLAME PHOTOMETER BWB-XP, with one year warranty (Parts and labor)508

 

 Soil moisture measurement equipment (both for field and lab use).

DescriptionLocation
Pressure Plate Extractor System518
Digital Stem Psychrometer with acces518
FT2D-2M Flow Track Handheld ADV518
Refrigerated Benchtop Centrifuge506,507


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 Cell culture rooms

DescriptionLocation
Incubator , CO2 Water Jacketed401
Refrigerated Benchtop Centrifuge506
AUTOCLAVE MOD 2340 120V/60HZ507



 Confocal microscopy and digital imaging facility.

DescriptionLocation
MICROSCOPE,DMLS,FLUORESCENT404
Asset FY 2007 Camera, digital for fluorescent microscope404
Microscope, Upright, Clinical404
Microscope, Optical, With Digital Imaging System (M-2014)505
Microscope,Stereo Mzaop.506
MICROSCOPE RESEARCH AXIOPLAN2 W/ACCESSORIES506
GEL DOCUMENTATION SYSTEM W/CAMERA
507
Molecular Imager Gel Doc XR System & Universal Hood II Gel Doc XR
508

 

 Genetic sequencing of economic animal pathogens 


DescriptionLocation
Homogenizer, Bead Mill System402
QIA Cube Automated sample402
THERMOCYCLER I. CYCLER504
Cycle Thermal Cycler504
Fume Hood,Uniflow504
CENTRIFUGE REFRIGERATED TYPE 5804 R505
Thermocycler-PCR machine (M-15)505
Thermo scientific fisher freezer505
Spectrophotometer, Microplate, UV/VIS, + Nanodrop Plate507
AUTOCLAVE MOD 2340 120V/60HZ507
DNA CONCENTRATOR507
Vaccum Pump 60L/min507
Asset Fy 2006 Fume Hood
507
Thermo Cycler
507


 

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 Feed analysis system

DescriptionLocation
DIGESTOR RAPID 25-PLACE502
CRUDE FIBR APP. 2100W502
ANALYZER FAT XT20 220V.502
ANALYZER FIBER 50/60HZ. 220V.502
Kjeldahl Distillation Unit Complete.502
Recovery System for Solvents502
OVEN HEAVY DUTY MODEL 645507

 

 Culturing and enumeration of microorganisms

DescriptionLocation
Rodwell Bench Top Autoclave Model No. GENESIS 60402
Asset FY 10 _Cabinet,Biological,Biosafety,Class II,Type A2402
Freezer Ultra-Low -40C Ultima II402
Revco Ultra low Temperature Freezer -86 379 Liters Model ULT-1386-9V + Temperature504
Thermo scientific fisher freezer505
SHAKER WATER BATH 120V.506
Refrigerated Benchtop Centrifuge506
AUTOCLAVE MOD 2340 120V/60HZ507


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 Veterinary serology and hematology and molecular biology of disease etiologies

DescriptionLocation
QIA Cube Automated sample402
Fume Hood, Uniflow504
Thermo scientific fisher freezer505
Refrigerated Benchtop Centrifuge506
FY06 Absorbence Universal Micro plate Reader with filters 405,450,490,630n510
Vet Test analyzer402
Orphée Veterinary hematology analyzer402


 

Histology

DescriptionLocation
CRYOSTAT,COMPLETE-CM 1850402
Centrivap Mobile System510
ASSET FY 10 - FUME HOOD510
Portable Photosynthesis System 6400 including CO2 and H2O Analyzer510

 

Immunohistochemistry technology

DescriptionLocation
CRYOSTAT,COMPLETE-CM 1850402
MICROSCOPE,DMLS,FLUORESCENT404
SHAKER WATER BATH 120V.506

 

Immunoblotting in characterization of  protective antigens

DescriptionLocation
Fume Hood,Uniflow504
Circulator, Refrigerated Bath | Faltbed IEF Unit507
Fume Hood507
Multiskan Ascent507
Ultrasonic Sonicator507
Laboratory 16" Benchtop Steam Sterilizer507
FY08 Generator Hydride Vapor (HVG-1) Dima Healthcare507


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 Immuno-fluorescence in diagnosis of animal diseases

DescriptionLocation
CRYOSTAT,COMPLETE-CM 1850402

 

 Preparation and ELISA evaluation of of veterinary vaccines

DescriptionLocation
Greerco Colloid mill402
FY06 Absorbence Universal Micro plate Reader with filters 405,450,490,630n510


 

 ​Ultrasound systems in veterinary anatomical examinations.

DescriptionLocation
Probes for Diagnostic Ultrasound System SSD-500401

 

 ​X-ray facility

DescriptionLocation
Mobile radiographic Unit : Polymobil III404

 

 Soil analysis

DescriptionLocation
BARNSTEAD MEGA PURE GLASS STILL MP-12A/12LPH502
Asset Fy 2006 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer508
FURNACE, Thermolyne509
SPECTRO PHOTOMETER UV-VISIBLE UV-1601510
Water Deionizer System.518
Conical Centrifuge Complete518
Pressure Plate Extractor System518
Digital Stem Psychrometer with acces518
Nanopure Diamond UV-UF Unit518
SPECTROPHOTOMETER MOD. 501519

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 Precision agriculture, GIS, and weather data collection

DescriptionLocation
FY06 Bglobal Positioning System (GPS) Geoxt KEYSTONE PRECISION INSTRUMENTS507
ASSET FY 09 - Leica Complete engineering level Station:507


 

 Plant tissue analysis

DescriptionLocation
ROTOVAPOR W/MOTOR JACK&BATH MB-481503
THRESHER PLANT AND HEAD SVPT-SS-E.505


 

 SDS-PAGE Western Immunoblotting

DescriptionLocation
Transblot Turbo402

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