Shared Instrumentation

Olympus IX-83 Widefield microscope

Instrument/service type: widefield microscope

Make/model: Olympus IX-83


Instrument description: The Olympus IX-83 microscope is equipped with 7 objectives (4X to 100X) and four fluorescence filter sets. The system uses a high speed, high sensitivity sCMOS camera, and a NIR-sensitive camera. A motorized XYZ stage allows for automated image acquisition, and an Eppendorf micromanipulation system allows for microinjection and cell capture. An environmental chamber allows imaging of live cells under ideal conditions.

Instrument website URL (to be updated):  


Primary contact: Guy Hagen, Email:


Instrument location: Osborne A415D


Shimadzu LCMS-8030 liquid chromatograph tandem mass spectrometer


Instrument/Service type: Full scan, Selected ion monitoring (SIM), selected reaction monitoring (SRM), multiple reaction monitoring (MRM), product ion scan, neutral loss scan, absolute quantitation

Make/Model: Shimadzu LCMS-8030


Instrument description: The Shimadzu LCMS-8030 is a triple quadrupole instrument that is extremely useful for trace-level quantitation (below 1 part-per-million) in complex mixtures.


Primary contact: Janel Owens,; 719-255-3207


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Instrument location: Centennial Hall 237


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