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Oklahoma State University

Funding and Infrastructure

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Funding (Past and Ongoing)

  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • Focused Ultrasound Foundation
  • National Cancer Institute
  • National Institutes of Health
  • NIH Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases
  • Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science & Technology
  • Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research
  • Petco Foundation
  • Technology Bussiness Development Program, Oklahoma State University

Infrastructure and Resources

  • Three Labconco biological safety cabinets and two CO2 incubators for routine cell cultures
  • Sorvall Legend X1R (refrigerated) centrifuge
  • Olympus inverted microscope for tissue culture
  • Lipex Extruder
  • -20°C and -86° freezers
  • Mettler electrical balance
  • BioSpec Tissue Homozeniser
  • Branson Bath Sonicator
  • Heidolph Collegiate RotaVap
  • Mini centrifuge
  • Liquid N2 storage dewars, and N2 transport dewars
  • pH meter and water bath
  • Olympus IX81 Automated Inverted Epi-Fluorescence Microscope (equipped with Zero Drift Controller, Motorized XY Stage, Phase Contrast, XM10IR Monochrome Digital Camera with Extended Near-IR Response, 10x, 20x, 40x, and oil-emersion 63x fluorescent objectives), and Metamorph imaging analysis software.
  • VIFU Dry Type System- ( One imaging system: Ecube 9 with 2 ultrasound transducers
  • (S4-12 and L3-12H), One VIFU- HIFU module, Dry HIFU transducer assembly (Standard 1.0MHz) and table
  • Microwave
  • Vortex Mixer
  • Hot plate/stirrer
  • Vacuum dessicators
  • Olympus DSU Spinning Disk inverted confocal microscope ( equipped with Automated Scan-Slide Option for Metamorph)
  • Alpinion Wet Type HIFU system, (1.50 MHz, H-186) with animal holder mount fixtures: small holder (rodents) - Fixtures: large holder (Rat), with the state-of-the-art software guidance
  • Ultra-Centrifuges
  • UV-Visible/Fluorescence spectrometer with plate reader
  • ZetaPALS instrument for nanoparticle zeta-potential/size measurement
  • Cary Eclipse fluorometer
  • TurboVap
  • Xtreme II invivo imaging system