Research Capabilities

Biomechanical testing of materials
(Instron 5542 Materials Testing System)

Instron 5542 Materials Testing

Uniaxial Tensile Testing

Tear Testing

Lap Shear Testing

Uniaxial tensile testing

Tear testing

Lap shear testing

T-Peel Testing

Ball Burst Compression Testing

Suture Retention Testing

T-Peel testing

Ball burst compression testing

Suture retention testing

Suture Knot Strength Testing

Wireshear Probe Testing

 

Suture knot strength testing

Wire shear probe (“firmness”) testing

 

 

 

Electrospinning

NANON 01A

NANON-01A

 

 

3-D Printing

3D Printed Mesh

Replicator 2

3-D Printed Mesh

Replicator 2

 

 

Cell Culture

NAPCO 8000DH incubator

CL2 Centrifuge

NAPCO 8000DH direct heat incubator Thermo CL2 benchtop centrifuge

Biosafety Cabinet

Zeiss Primo Vert Microscope

Biosafety cabinet

Carl Zeuss Primo Vert inverted microscope

Histology

HE Testing

Trichrome

Sirius Red Fast Green

Hematoxylin & Eosin (H&E) Trichrome Sirius Red / Fast Green (SR/FG)
  • Verhoeff van Gieson (VVG)
  • Periodic Acid Schiff (PAS)

 


 

Spectophotometer

Collagenase digestion assay (colorimetric)*

PCR Eppendorf

PCR Gene Amp

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Thermocycler (Eppendorf)

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Thermocylcer (Gene Amp 9700)

 

Animal studies

  • Hernia models
  • Adhesion models