Facilities, Equipment, & Capabilities

Facility

  • Biological engineering, chemistry, and microbiology lab space and equipment (w/ private equipment storage)
  • Biosafety Level 2 R&D room
  • Biosafety Level 1 pilot project room
  • Negative pressure reagent and chemical storage space
  • Office space
  • Shared workspace
  • Boardroom
  • Community meeting and event space
  • Large commercial kitchen for event or experiment rental
  • WiFi and basic IT services
  • Office support
  • Close proximity to transit and local amenities
  • Proximity to Madigan Army Medical Center and local hospital systems such as MultiCare
  • Two blocks from the University of Washington Tacoma

Equipment

  • Biosafety hoods
  • Chemistry hood
  • -80 freezer
  • Nitrogen Dewar flask
  • Ice machine
  • Ultrapure water system
  • Thermocycler
  • Reagent inventory and storage
  • Vortexer
  • Centrifuges
  • Thermal baths
  • CO2 Incubators
  • Microscopes (regular & inverted)
  • Glassware
  • Autoclave
  • 500 gal fermentation tanks
  • UV box
  • Sonicator
  • Shakers and rockers
  • Analytical balance
  • Pipettors (automatic & manual)

Capabilities

  • Bio Safty Level 2 R&D
  • Technical feasibility studies
  • Small-scale design and testing
  • Pilot-scale system development
  • Molecular cloning
  • Tissue/cell culture
  • Transcriptome profiling
  • Microbiome identification
  • Immunochemistry
  • In situ hybridization
  • Fluorescence microscopy
  • Plaque assays
  • High-throughput sequencing
  • Tissue sectioning
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Spectrophotometry
  • qPCR
  • Cold storage facilities
  • Grant writing & impact statements (e.g. SEPA)
  • Clinical trial support
  • FDA compliance work
  • Double-blind study support
  • Collaborative problem solving
  • Statistical analysis
  • Specialized skill sourcing