Biointerfaces Institute (BI)

offers a suite of instrumentation capabilities that include 3D Bioprinting, Material and Particle Characterization and Rheology.

Contacts

Sarah Spanninga, PhD
734-615-3758
bi-equipment@umich.edu

Location

NCRC Buildings 20 & 26
2800 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI

Affiliations
Engineering

Who We Serve

University of Michigan Researchers and External Researchers

Core Summary

The Biointerfaces Institute (BI) offers state-of-the-art instrumentation to its constituents, the UM research community, fellow academic institutions, and industry. BI is home to 30 research groups from the School of Dentistry, the College of Engineering, the School of Medicine, and the College of Pharmacy and leverages its expertise in five research clusters: advanced materials and drug delivery, cell and tissue engineering, nanotechnology, neural engineering, and single-cell technologies. Instrumentation types include Nanoparticle Size analysis and Zeta Potential characterization, Chiral materials spectroscopy, Material Pore Size and Porosity characterization, Materials Thermal analysis, Biomolecular Thermal Binding Events and Structural characterization, Rheological characterization, 3D Bioprinting, and Microscopy imaging.

Service Categories: Cell-Based Research; Chemical, Material and Protein Characterization ; Imaging

Services

  • 3D Bioprinting

  • Material characterization

  • Microscopy/Imaging

  • Nanotechnology

  • Particle characterization (zeta potential/dynamic light scattering/nanoparticle tracking analysis)

  • Self-assisted use after training or service options


Equipment

  • 3D Bioprinter 3DDiscovery
    RegenHu, Equipment Available For Use
  • 3D printer Invivo
    Rokit, Equipment Available For Use
  • Chiral Raman Spectrometer Chiral RAMAN-2X
    BioTools, Equipment Available For Use
  • Circular Dichroism Spectrophotometer J-1700
    Jasco, Equipment Available For Use
  • Circular Dichroism Spectrophotometer J-815
    Jasco, Equipment Available For Use
  • Circularly Polarized Luminescence Spectrophotometer CPL-300
    Jasco, Equipment Available For Use
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter Discovery DSC
    TA Instruments, Equipment Available For Use
  • Fluorometer QuantumMaster 400
    Horiba, Equipment Available For Use
  • Isothermal Titration Calorimetry Nano ITC
    TA Instruments, Equipment Available For Use
  • Liquid Differential Scanning Calorimeter Nano DCS
    TA Instruments, Equipment Available For Use
  • Live cell Holotomography 3D Cell Explorer Fluoro
    Nanolive, Equipment Available For Use
  • Mercury Intrusion Porosimeter Autopore V (Model: 9620)
    Micromeritics, Core Use Only
  • Micromechanical Testing and Assembly Station FT-RS1002 Microrobotic System and FT-UMS1000 Universal Measurement Stand
    FemtoTools, Equipment Available For Use
  • Microscope with Live Cell environmental chamber IX83
    Olympus, Equipment Available For Use
  • Mueller Matrix Polarimeter Measurement System Exicor XZT
    Hinds, Equipment Available For Use
  • Nano Tensile/Compression Mechanical Tester UTM T150
    KLA/ Keysight Technologies, Equipment Available For Use
  • Particle Size Characterization, Dynamic Light Scattering, Zeta Potential Zetasizer Nano ZSP
    Malvern, Equipment Available For Use
  • Particle Size Characterization, Laser Scattering Mastersizer 2000 with Hydro2000S
    Malvern, Equipment Available For Use
  • Particle Size Characterization, Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis Nanosight NS300
    Malvern, Equipment Available For Use
  • Particle Size Characterization, Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, Zeta Potential ZetaView TWIN
    Particle Metrix, Equipment Available For Use
  • Quantitative Pathology Microscope Workstation Mantra
    Akoya Biosciences, Equipment Available For Use
  • Rheometer HR-2 Discovery Hybrid
    TA Instruments, Equipment Available For Use
  • Soft Material Mechanical Testing MicroSquisher
    CellScale Biomaterials, Equipment Available For Use
  • Superresolution Structured Illumination Microscopy ELYRA S.1 SIM
    Zeiss, Equipment Available For Use
  • Thermal Gravimetric Analysis Discovery TGA
    TA Instruments, Equipment Available For Use