Sample Procedures


Samples at the CLS

  1. What kind of samples and/or equipment can be brought to the BMIT for experiments?

All the samples and equipment brought to the BMIT should be listed and approved in users’ proposals. The related policy can be found at “Use of Biological Material and Live Animals at the CLS”.

  1. How can samples be shipped to/from the BMIT?

Please refer to the document “Shipping to CLS”. 

  1. What is the ethics policy for the experiments involving animals at the BMIT?

Please refer to the document “Ethics Guidelines: involving animals”.

  1. What is the ethics policy for the experiments involving humans at the BMIT?

Please refer to the document “Ethics Guidelines: involving humans”.

BMIT Labs

Designed to contain, house and prepare live animals for live imaging, these labs also offer direct access to the experimental hutches.

  • Animal containment area
  • Change room (with shower)
  • Refrigerator/-20℃ freezer
  • -80 freezer
  • Biosafety cabinet and fume hood
  • Vacuum desiccator
  • Anesthesia gas system
  • Warming oven
  • Microwave
  • Ultrasonic cleanerInside the BMIT Lab

Life Sciences Lab

Located near the BMIT facility, the Life Science Lab is also available for use by researchers. This lab is specialized for work with biological sample and features an isolated cell culture room.

  • Autoclave
  • Fluorescent microscope
  • Inverted microscope
  • Dissecting microscope
  • CO2 and regular incubators
  • Biosafety cabinet
  • Ultra microtome
  • Ultra and micro centrifuge
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Plate Reader spectrophotometer
  • UV cross linker
  • RT PCR
  • Thermal cycler
  • Vacuum concentrator
  • Dry Vacuum pump
  • Glove box (nitrogen, hydrogen)
  • Slide warmer
  • Dry block heater
  • Water bath
  • Shaker
  • Rotator
  • Electronic pipet controller
  • Pipettors
  • Microwave
  • pH meter
  • Balances
  • Low temp heat gun
  • Freezer, -20℃ and -80℃
  • RefrigeratorInside the Life Science Lab