TECAN Freedom EVO 150 Liquid Handling Robot

A TECAN Freedom Evo 150 liquid handling robot is available to interested users. The instrument has a 4 channel pipette head that uses liquid displacement for operation (Liha) and can be configured with washable fixed tips or disposable tips that can accurately dispense with appropriate diluters from 1000 ul down to less than 2ul each operation. Carriers are available for test tubes, microtiter plates, eppendorf tubes, and reagent troughs.

The system is a fantastic resource for conducting high-throughput operations and its functionality is greatly complements the TECAN plate reader and the NMR spectrometers in the RPI Core Facilities. Example applications include preparation of samples for conducting

  • Drug screens
  • Functional, binding, inhibition assays•Serial dilutions at high resolution for response/standard curves
  • Crystal trials
  • Toxicity and stability assessment
  • Aggregation studies
  • Enzyme kinetics assays

Assistance in the programming, implementation, and optimization of protocols is available, and limited disposable supplies can be directly purchased from the Core.

Manufacturer: TECAN
Equipment Rates & Fees
 RPI UsersExternal NonprofitExternal IndustryExternal Industry Partners
 RPI UsersExternal NonprofitExternal IndustryExternal Industry Partners
Personnel Time$70$115$230$207

Valid through July 31, 2024. Rates are hourly unless specified otherwise and are subject to change without further notice.

Required Acknowledgement and Authorship

Please acknowledge the CBIS Core Facilities in all publications and grant applications where our equipment and/or personnel have facilitated the work. These acknowledgements are very important because documenting our contributions helps to ensure that the resources of the Core Facilities are sustainable.

  • Equipment: If you used Core Facility equipment, please note this in the Materials and Methods. e.g., Thermogravimetric analysis was carried out using a TA Instruments TGA-Q50 (Rensselaer CBIS Analytical Biochemistry Core Facility).
  • Personnel: Please consider including CBIS personnel as co-authors on your publications when they have made a significant intellectual contribution to the research. Include CBIS Core Facility directors or staff as co-PI or co-investigators in grant applications when they provide a significant contribution to the grant proposal and scientific/intellectual leadership for the proposed work. Please follow these guidelines: ABRF Recommended Guidelines for Authorship on Manuscripts. Also, our Core Facility personnel always appreciate when they are mentioned in the Acknowledgements section of publications.
  • Required Funding Authorization Form: Rensselaer researchers must fill out the CBIS Cores Authorization Form (PDF) to use the CBIS Core Facilities.
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