Undergraduate research may contribute to COVID-19 treatments

Brandywine undergraduates worked with professor to investigate potential new therapies to inhibit an enzyme that helps the coronavirus replicate

Core facilities director brings more than technical advice to research

Directors of the core facilities at Penn State’s Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences are more than expert technicians — they are also researchers in their own right. And though their unique contributions are not always consistently recognized within the broader community, faculty researchers who work in the core facilities are well aware of these unsung heroes' many impressive insights.

Partnership announced between Commonwealth Campuses and shared facilities

The Office of the Vice President for Research at Penn State has announced the launch of a new program to support increased usage of shared core facilities and services by faculty at the Commonwealth Campuses.

Macromolecular X-ray Crystallography and Automated Biological Calorimetry Facilities Newsletter Summer 2015

Auto-ITC 200 gets a system upgrade VP-Cap DSC has a new heater Next free training sessions for auto ITC, DSC and CD is scheduled for Sept. 24, 2015

Differential Scanning Calorimeter Updated

The automated VP Cap-DSC has undergone a complete overhaul at the factory.

Announcing major equipment acquisitions at the Huck Institutes

The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, in conjunction with the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Office of the Provost, are pleased to announce several major equipment acquisitions that will further strengthen the research capabilities of their Core Facilities at University Park.

Automated biological calorimetry workshop deemed a success

The workshop, held on December 13th, 2012, offered informative presentations and technical discussions on automated isothermal titration calorimetry and differential scanning calorimetry.

MicroCal Auto-iTC 200 receives a software upgrade

The upgrade includes a more-robust automatic baseline-fitting algorithm that provides faster and more-accurate results, and better modeling for weak binding.

The Automated Biological Calorimetry Facility has acquired a Millipore Direct Detect bio-molecular quantitation system

The system will expand the Facility's capabilities for analysis of lipid, protein, nucleic acid, and carbohydrate samples as small as 2 uL.

Facility relocated fall 2011

The micro-calorimetry equipment which was previously located in 104 Chemistry Building was moved to 8 Althouse Lab.