The Biobehavioral Laboratories in the UW School of Nursing include several fully equipped Biochemical Laboratories, and expertise, for measuring innovative biomarkers including enzymes, hormones, cytokines and peptides in a variety of specimens including plasma, hair, and saliva.
The general biochemical lab equipment includes:
- chemical fume hoods
- a fluorometer
- ELISA plate reader
- high-frequency tissue sonicator
- bead-based cell disruptor system for hair cortisol extraction
- DIGE 2-D gel system
- refrigerated centrifuge and low-temperature freezers
One room is dedicated for protein DIGE work.
For service availability, costs, and general operating procedures of the lab, and to include lab services in a research proposal, please email Office of Nursing Research at firstname.lastname@example.org.