The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Facilities

The Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston has many facilities.


Core Facility Services and Contacts

The MMG Core Facility is located in room MSB1.004 (to the right of the Yellow elevators) and provides a variety of services for researchers within the UT Health Science Center as well as other academic institutions. The equipment available for use is listed below. Anyone interested in using these facilities should contact Chris Mackenzie; in person at Rm. MSB 1.208 (Yellow section, Fannin St. side of the Medical School Building), by phone (713) 500-5467 or by e-mail Ronald.C.Mackenzie@uth.tmc.edu

Note, the core facility no longer provides DNA sequencing services.

Electron Microscope

The MMG department houses a JEOL JEM-1400, a 120 keV cryo-transmission electron microscope with electron tomography capabilities. See the Electron Microscope Facility website for more information.

Biacore System

The MMG Core Facility houses a Biacore 2000 instrument, which employs state-of-the-art surface plasmon resonance technology and microfluidics for the real-time analysis of macromolecular interactions.

Real Time PCR

The MMG Core Facility houses a ABI 7500 Real Time PCR System (96 well plate). Real time PCR is available at $25 per run. This price includes only the run. Reagents and consumables are not included in this price.