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Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street Urbana, Illinois 61801


Office hours 8:30a - 5:00p


Phone: 217-333-3097
Fax: 217-244-6375


BioNanotechnology Lab Equipment

Electrical Measurement System  
  • impedance/capacitance/resistance measurement system
  • Agilent 4284A 20 - 1M Hz Precision LCR meter
  • Agilent 34970A Data Acquisition/Switch Unit
  • Micromanipulators, The micromanipulator co., model 450/550 device I-V characteristic measurement system
  • Keithley 4200-SCS, semiconductor characterization system
  • Agilent 34970A Data Acquisition/Switch Unit
  • Ultra low distortion function generator, Stanford research systems, model DS360
  • DSP lock-in amplifier, Stanford research systems, model SR850
Cell/Tissue culture


Optical Measurement System 
  • Revco -77C Freezer (2)
  • Northland Freezer
  • Revco 4C Laboratory Refrigerator -20 Freezer
Safety Equipment (Lab meets BL2 safety requirements and is certified)
  • Beta Star Model N202038 Autoclave
  • Tuttnauer Brinkman 2340M Benchtop Autoclave
  •  4-foot chemical fume hoods (5)
  • NuAire Class 2 4-foot Biosafety Cabinet (5)
  • NuAire Class 2 6-foot Biosafety Cabinet
  • Handwashing sinks 
Controlled keycard access
General-Purpose Equipment 
  • Eppendorf 5415D Centrifuge
  • Eppendorf 5415R Centrifuge
  • Eppendorf 5810R Centrifuge
  • Fisher Scientific Isotemp202 Heater Ultrasonic Bath (2)
  • Labconco Dishwasher
  • MilliQ Advantage A Water Purification System
  • Specialty Coating Systems P6700 Spin Coater
  • Labconco Conrolled Atmosphere Glove Box
  • Labline 3D Rotator
  • Vortex Mixers
  • Thermo Electron Orion 3 Star pH Meter
  • Metler Toledo XS205 Dual Range Digital Balance
  • Denver Instrument APX-100 Digital Balance

Liquid Handling

  • Beckman Coulter Biomek NXP 384-well Automated Liquid Handling Station
  • BioLab: BioTek Synergy HT Fluorescent Microplate Reader
  • BioTek NanoQuot Liquid Dispenser
  • BioTek ELx405 Microplate Washer


  • SRU Biosystems BIND Reader for Photonic Crystal Biosensors
  • SRU Biosystems BIND Imaging Scanner for Photonic Crystal Biosensors
  • Perkin Elmer GeneAmp PCR System
  • Tecan LS Reloaded Confocal Microarray Laser Scanner
  • Gel electrophoresis
  • Nanodrop Absorption Spectroscopy


Contact Information:

Additional information can be obtained from the tool's super user (page here). For further tool information or to inquire about using the BioNanotechnology Laboratory, please contact Angana SenPan using the telephone number or e-mail address below:

Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
208 North Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 300-6046