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Center for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences


INBRE Imaging Core Facility 

The Mississippi INBRE Imaging Core Facility at USM provides imaging and microscopy expertise to researchers throughout the state. The Imaging Core offers access to and training on biomedical research equipment at no cost to users. The facility houses several microscopes, including two scanning confocal systems, as well as a variety of genomic and proteomic instruments. The imaging facility also offers data acquisition and analysis services to Mississippi researchers.



  • Leica STELLARIS STED Super-Resolution Confocal Microscope
  • Zeiss LSM 510 UV/META Confocal Microscope
  • Nikon ECLIPSE 80i Fluorescence Microscope
  • Leica M165 FC Stereomicroscope
  • Leica DM IL LED Fluo Inverted Microscope
  • Sutter XenoWorks Digital Microinjection System

Gel Imaging and Documentation

  • BioRad ChemiDoc MP Gel Documentation System
  • GE Typhoon FLA7000
  • Syngene GeneGnome XRQ

Genomics and Cell Analysis

  • The QX200 Droplet Digital PCR System with AutoDG Automated Droplet Generator
  • CFX 96 Quantitative Real-Time PCR Detection System
  • BioRad T100 Thermal Cycler
  • Agilent Bioanalyzer 2100
  • BD LSRFortessa Cell Analyzer
  • Invitrogen Countess II FL Automated Cell Counter


  • Molecular Devices SpectraMax M3 Microplate Reader
  • Biotek Synergy H1 Microplate Reader
  • NanoDrop OneC
  • NanoDrop ND-1000
  • DeNovix DS-11 FX Fluorometer/Spectrophotometer


  • Beckman Coulter Optima™ XPN-80 Ultracentrifuge
  • Beckman Coulter Optima MAX-XP Ultracentrifuge
  • Beckman Coulter Avanti J26S XPI Centrifuge

Sample Prep and General Lab Equipment

  • Lonza 4D-Nucleofector Electroporation System
  • Sakura Tissue-Tek Cyro3 Cryostat
  • Leica RM2125 RTS Microtome
  • Diagenode BioRuptor Pico Sonicator
  • Savant SPD111V SpeedVac Evaporator & Concentrator
  • Labconco FreeZone Triad Lyophilizer
  • New Brunswick Innova 44 Incubator/Shakers

Contact Us

Center for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences

100 Charles Lane Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
Box #5018
Hattiesburg Campus

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