Major Equipment

Contact the principal investigator or research director to learn more about using major equipment at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Biomedical Equipment and Software

Contact John Shabb at 701.777.4946 for the following:

  • Agilent 1100 nanoflow HPLC – In combination with the LC TEMPO MALDI, provides capabilities for multi-dimensional LC/MS/MS
  • Agilent 3100 Off-gel Fractionator – Used for in-solution fractionation of peptides and proteins by isoelectric focusing; useful for first dimension separation for multi-dimensional LC/MS/MS
  • Applied Biosystems LC TEMPO MALDI – Integrated nanoflow HPLC/automated spotter designed to complement the ABI 4800 for separation and analysis of complex peptide mixtures
  • Applied Biosystems/M.D. SCIEX 4800 MALDI TOF/TOF – Mass spectrometer is designed for high throughput protein/peptide identification and quantitation
  • Bioinformatics Solutions PEAKS Studio 5.3 – Proteomics Analysis Software
  • Matrix Science Mascot 2.3 – Protein database search software for peptide and protein identification
  • Proteome Software Scaffold v.3.6.1 – Proteomics Analysis Software
  • Shimadzu Preparative HPLC – Useful for large-scale fractionation of complex protein mixtures
  • Shimadzu RID 10A Refractive Index Detector

Mass Spectrometry 

Contact Mikhail Golovko at 701.777.2305 or visit the mass spectrometry website for more information on the following mass spectrometry equipment:

  • API-3000 Mass Spectrometer
  • Mass Spectrometer API-3000
  • Mass Spectrometer Polaris Q
  • Mass Spectrometer QStar
  • Polaris Q Mass Spectrometer
  • Protean Plus Dodeca Cell
  • Proteome Lab Fractional System
  • Q Star Mass Spectrometer


Contact Byron Grove at 701.777.2579, Sarah Abrahamson at 701.777.3399 or visit the imaging website for more information on the following imaging equipment:

  • Confocal Microscope
  • Kodak Imaging System
  • Nidek NM-200 Digital Retina
  • Nikon Diaphot Inverted Phase Contrast/Fluorescence Microscope
  • Nikon Microphot-FX Upright Brightfield Microscope with Spot II Digital
  • Olympus Fluoview 300 Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope
  • Surface EMG System
  • Versdoc Imaging System
  • Vicon Motion Analysis System
  • X-Ray Processor Model 206-846 - Protec EcoMax Tabletop Film Processor
  • Zeiss 510 Meta Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope
  • Zeiss Axiovert Microscope
  • Zeiss ConfoCor2 Correlation Fluorescence Spectroscopy Unit


Contact James Porter at 701.777.2296 for the following:

  • Genepix Professional 4200A Scanner
  • Molecular Devices Genepix Professional 4200A Scanner


Contact Jonathan Geiger at 701.777.2183 for the following:

  • Head Focus Microwave
  • Microscope Calcium Imager Live
  • Olympus Fluorescence Microscope
  • Olympus Inverted Scope
  • Olympus Microscope