Nov 06, 2018
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.
Sep 01, 2015
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
Jun 18, 2015
Differential Scanning Calorimeter Updated
The automated VP Cap-DSC has undergone a complete overhaul at the factory.
Jan 21, 2014
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.
Jan 08, 2013
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.
Jan 08, 2013
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.
Jan 08, 2013
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.
Oct 25, 2011
Facility relocated fall 2011
The micro-calorimetry equipment which was previously located in 104 Chemistry Building was moved to 8 Althouse Lab.
Jun 21, 2011
Symposium on biological calorimetry
On Friday, May 13th, 2011, the Center for RNA Molecular Biology and the Automated Biological Calorimetry Facility hosted a symposium on biological calorimetry with over 60 attendees.
Aug 03, 2010
Ancient gene family linked to the future of epileptic seizures
A potassium-channel gene belonging to an ancient gene family more than 542 million years old is opening new avenues in epilepsy research, and may one day allow researchers to develop more effective drugs with fewer side effects for the treatment of epileptic seizures.