Molecular Biology & Biomimetics

Computational Biomimetics

Solution Biomineralization

Hybrid Molecular Design & Synthesis 

Device Fabrication & Measurements 

Materials Characterization

GEMSEC Facilities

Carrying out research at the intersection of biology and the physical sciences requires complex and multifaceted facilities. GEMSEC has been conducting such diverse and multidisciplinary research since its inception. Capabilities include: bacterial and phage growth, genetic engineering, peptide synthesis, functional and hybrid materials synthesis and conjugation, nanoinorganic materials synthesis and fabrication, molecular, structural, and functional characterization of materials. 

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Molecular Binding
Characterization
Biomineralization
Scanning Probe
Microscopy
Materials
Characterization
Nanomechanical
Testing
Biofabrication:
Peptide Design & Synthesis
Molecular
Biology
Computational
Biomimetics
Sample Prep
Cell Culture
Instruments & Equipment
  • ​Digital Instruments IIIa Multimode AFM

  • Park Instruments AFM w/Nanoindentation

  • EMC (JOEL JSM7400, Philips 420, Gatan 678 PECS)

  • CS Bio Peptide Synthesizer

  • Waters DeltaPrep 600 HPLC

  • Nikon te2000 Inverted Microscope

  • SPR/QCM (Four-Channel SPR and Q-Sense QCM)

  • 3D Printer