Instrumentation in the Protein Structure Lab
NT8 Drop Setting Robot
The Formulatrix NT8 drop setting robot is equipped with the plate copy option and LCP attachment for membrane proteins
RockImager 2 (RI2)
The Formulatrix Rock Imager 2 (RI2) is equipped with UV-VIS and multi-wavelength fluorescence imaging capabilities
The RockMaker software suite is used to enter information for crystallization screens and visualize the images obtained from the RI2. All plate images for collaborators' crystallization experiments are accessible through a web version of RockMaker.
Rock Imager 1000
The Formulatrix Rock Imager 1000 is used for automated imaging of crystallization plates that are stored in a climate controlled hotel.