The Biophysics Shared Resource Facility is a user facility owned and operated by The Program in Structural Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado. We opened our doors in early 2001 and have since served a wide variety of researchers on diverse projects in both academia and industry.
Our current list of instrumentation includes:
- Biacore 3000 (Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR))
- Beckman XL-I (Analytical Ultracentrifugation (AUC))
- ITC-200 (Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC))
- VP-ITC (Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC))
- VP-DSC (Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC))
- JASCO 815 CD Spectrometer (Circular Dichroism/Optical Rotary Dispersion (CD/ORD))
- Horiba-Jovin Yvon FM3 w/Plate Reader and Polarizers (Fluorescence Spectroscopy)
- Agilent 1260 Infinity (Amino Acid Analysis, High-Performance Liquid Chromatography)
The Facility provides professional collaborations, training, and instrument time to researchers associated with both nonprofit organizations and private institutions. After a user is trained, they may use the instruments independently. Please contact us if you would like the Biophysics Core Staff to run or analyze your samples.
The Biophysics Facility Staff are available to train users on each of the instruments located in the core. We offer one-on-one and group training to those interested in operating the instruments. Every user must be trained on each instrument before they are allowed independent use. There will be a one-time charge for training each individual per machine. After the user is trained, instrument user fees will be assessed.
Disclaimer: All users will pay for instrument time regardless of the outcome of each experiment.
Please contact the facility manager, Shaun Bevers in regards to scheduling time on any of the instrumentation.