Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility

Overview of Services

The Biophysics Instrumentation Core (BIC) Facility offers sophisticated instrumentation dedicated to characterizing biomolecular conformations and interactions, as well as equipment for the isolation and purification of macromolecules for subsequent detailed biophysical analysis. The BIC Facility is committed to fostering biophysical research at Notre Dame and elsewhere.
Equipment: J-815 Circular Dichroism Spectrophotometer; MicroCal PEAQ-ITC Isothermal Titration Calorimeter;
ProteomeLab XL-A Analytical Ultracentrifuge; Optima MAX-XP Tabletop Ultracentrifuge; Optima XPN-90 Floor Ultracentrifuge; Avanti JXN-26 High-Speed Centrifuge; AKTA Pure 25 M1 Protein Purification System; C400 Bioanalytical Imaging System; Typhoon IP Phosphorimager; Dragonfly Crystal Robot; Mosquito Crystal Robot


Patricia Clark, PhD Director
Giselle Jacobson, PhD Associate Director

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location


Staffed 10AM - 6:30PM 

446C Stepan Chemistry Hall

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN 46556


Name Role Phone Email Location
Giselle Jacobson
Associate Director
Stepan 441

Service list

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AKTA Pure Protein Purification System (2)
Avanti JXN-26 High-Speed Centrifuge (3)
Azure C400 Bioanalytical Imaging System (3)
Biacore T200 Surface Plasmon Resonance (3)
Dragonfly Crystal Robot (2)
J-815 Circular Dichroism Spectrophotometer (2)
Labor (1)
MicroCal PEAQ-ITC Isothermal Titration Calorimeter (1)
Mosquito Crystal Robot (2)
Optima MAX-XP Tabletop Ultracentrifuge (2)
Optima XPN-90 Floor Ultracentrifuge (4)
ProteomeLab XL-I AUC - Sed Eq (2)
ProteomeLab XL-I AUC - Sed Vel (3)
Supplies (1)
Typhoon IP Phosphorimager (2)