Baneyx's Group


Group Members

A. Microbiology & Molecular Biology

  • Agarose electrophoresis units (5) and power supplies
  • Amsco autoclave
  • Beckman J2-HS centrifuge with assorted rotors
  • Beckman LS6500 scintillation counter
  • BioRad electroporation unit
  • Colony counter
  • Constant temperature (5) and refrigerated (2) water baths
  • Coulter particle counter with sampling stand
  • Cryogenic unit
  • Epson scanner and Apple Pro laserwriter for densitometry
  • Eppendorf centrifuges (3)
  • Leitz Laborlux K microscope
  • LKB Ultrospec II UV/VIS spectrophotometer
  • Perkin Elmer 2400 thermocycler
  • Pharmacia Ultrospec III pro UV/VIS spectrophotometer
  • Protein electrophoresis cells (8) and power supplies
  • UV table and photo documentation camera
  • Virtis lyophilizer
  • General laboratory equipment (freezers, chromatography refrigerators, scales, pH meters, vortex maker, stirring and heating units, dry bock heaters)
B. Fermentation & Cell Culture
  • Incubators (4)
  • Labline (3) and New Brunswick (2) orbital water baths
  • LH model 210 fermentor with pH, DO control and biomass analyzer (2)
  • New Brunswick Bioflo C32 fermentor with pH and DO control
  • Queue orbital air shaker
C. Protein Purification
  • BioRad preparative electrophoresis unit
  • Branson ultrasonic cell disrupter
  • LKB HPLC system
  • Low pressure chromatography equipment
  • Pharmacia FPLC system
  • Rainin preparative electrophoresis unit
  • Shimadzu HPLC system with autosampler, photodiode array and fluorescence detectors
  • SLM-Aminco electric press and French pressure cell unit
D.Protein Characterization
  • Hitachi F4500 fluorescence spectrophotometer
  • Molecular Devices VersaMax microplate reader


Francois Baneyx
John Evans
Alex Jen
Samson A. Jenekhe
Fumio Ohuchi
Mehmet Sarikaya
Daniel Schwartz
Beth Traxler