Facilities for Biology

von Liebig Center for Science

von Liebig Center for Science
 

Dedicated in October 2002, over 30% of the facility's 88,000 square feet is devoted solely to areas where students and professors can work hand-in-hand conducting research in Biology and Chemistry. Juniata students will be introduced to the latest technology and equipment, including laboratories for cell and tissue culture, atomic and magnetic resonance spectroscopy and chromatography, as well as a biological separations room.

  • High performance compute cluster for bioinformatic analysis
  • Molecular Microbiology Core Facility including: quantitative PCR for targeted gene quantification; Microbial Community Profiling using high-throughput sequencing technology; rapid DNA, RNA, and protein quantification on Bioanalyzer; Metatransriptomics profiling for gene expression of microbial communities; Metagnomic and metatranscriptomics Data Analysis Pipeilines
  • Transmission and scanning electron microscopes
  • Light Microscopy core facility with wide field fluorescence microscope
  • Ultra and superspeed centrifugation capabilities
  • Cell culture core facility

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Cell Culture and Media Prep Rooms

Brumbaugh Academic Center

Brumbaugh Academic Center
JD Cavrich
  • Multichannel gas exchange system for metabolic measurements
  • Vertebrate Museum
  • Glaeser Greenhouse – three independently environmentally controlled bays providing space for research, propagation, and collections

Raystown Field Station

Raystown Field Station
JD Cavrich
  • Spend a semester experiencing the Northern Appalachians where you'll take all your courses at the field station and live in lodges next to Shuster Hall