Biomaterials

Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
What the facility does

Polymer biomaterials synthesis and characterization.

Area(s) of Expertise

Polymer and polymer biomaterials characterization facility.

Research Services

Polymer characterization, cell and tissue characterization

Sectors of Application
  • Chemical industries
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment

Description of function

Polymer Biomaterials For Regenerative Medicine

Mettler-Toledo DSC-1

Measures thermal properties of materials

 

Nicolet ATR-FTIR scanning microscope

Indicates the presence of chemical functional groups on material surfaces

 

Olympus FV1000  confocal laser scanning microscope

Allows detailed visualization of materials and cells

 

A real-time thermocycler (Roche LightCycler 480) and a Beckman Biomek 3000 liquid handling system

Gene expression analysis

  • Octane Group