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Tue, 07/11/2017 - 8:29am
The Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility is proud to announce that our very own Tariq Taylor was chosen as a summer fellow at this year’s Bio-Link National Summer Fellows Forum. Each year attendees gather at the University of California, Berkeley for a week-long meeting that focuses on workforce development and training of students at various levels to serve the biotechnology industry. At the Bio-Link National Summer Fellows Forum,…
Mon, 06/12/2017 - 8:31am
The 5th annual meeting of the Southeastern Association of Shared Resources was held in Tampa, FL June 7 - 9.  The purpose of the SEASR meeting is to provide a regional forum for core directors and staff to meet and discuss the issues related to core facilities. Each year, a poster session is held to highlight research at the attendees home institutions.  I am proud to annouce that Ruth Davis of the Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility…
Thu, 01/19/2017 - 8:37am
The Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility is participating in a cancer reproducibility study in cooperation with Science Exchange and the Center for Open Science.  Many labs have been involved and a report from NPR suggests that there are problems with reproducing work done in the original study.  As described in the NPR report, previously, Amgen and Bayer had reported issues with reproducibility.  The Cancer Reproducibility Study was…
Tue, 08/16/2016 - 8:39am
The Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility is pleased to announce the addition of new capabilities for its training lab.  TangenX recently donated a system capable of using 0.1 m2 membranes.  This system will be used for training students in the use of tangential flow filtration which is widely used in bioprocessing.  This system adds to the already wide array of equipment available in the training lab located in the Davison Life Sciences…
Wed, 03/16/2016 - 8:45am
Pittcon is the leading conference and exposition for laboratory science featuring new technology and scientific research. This year several folks from our team were able to attend the confernece. Here are some pictures from the outing.
Mon, 10/12/2015 - 9:05am
Services including immunizations, fusions and production of Hybridoma in cell culture. Five mice to be immunized and the highest titer mouse would be used for a fusion. The project includes immunizations, screening by ELISA, 1 fusion, screening of hybridomas and production of 2L of supernatant using the best clone selected. Turnaround time: 6 months once the project initiatedStandard sample requirements: 2-4 mg of immunogenStandard deliverables…
Tue, 10/06/2015 - 9:09am
The Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility recently acquired the DasBox system from Eppendorf.  The system is capable of independently controlling 4 x 250 mL bioreactors. This new capability will the BFF to accelerate process development projects in cell culture.  Along with our Celligen 310 system we will be able to develop processes and scale to 40L within the facility.  Since both systems are stirred tank reactors, scaling will be more…

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