Dorothy and William Davila Foundation Health Science Laboratory

Students in Health Science Lab

The Dorothy and William Davila Foundation Health Science Laboratory (HSL) provides space for hands-on experience in the areas of disease identification and protection. For those interested in the field of public health, students gain the knowledge of how to monitor and detect health risks, ranging from cancer to diabetes and metabolic syndrome. The space hosts state-of-the-art equipment for data collection and analysis of biological samples.  Departmental research projects incorporate collection and analysis of biomarkers within this fully functional laboratory.  This lab is located in the Featherston Life Science Building, Room 152.

Equipment in the HSL includes:

  • -80⁰ C Freezer model Revco Elite Plus by Thermo Scientific
  • Alere LDX Cholesterol and Blood Glucose Analyzers (x3)
  • Alere Afinion AS100 Hemoglobin A1c Analyzer
  • Artinis PortaMon MKII Near-Infrared Spectrophotometer (NIRS)
  • Countess 3 Automated Cell Counter
  • Micropipette stations by Thermo Scientific
  • Oroboros O2k-Respirometer
  • Phlebotomy stations (x2)
  • Quincy Lab Incubator, model 12-140AE
  • Refrigerated centrifuge model ST16R by Thermo Scientific
  • SPECTROstar Nano Plate reader by BMG Labtech
  • YSI-Glucose Lactate Analyzer