Fall 2017 Major Equipment (>$100,000) Competition Results

Fall 2017 Major Equipment (>$100,000) Competition Results

The Major Equipment Competition held by the Office of Research resulted in a total of 15 proposal submissions, requesting $5.93M of equipment.  Following peer review, we funded a total of 8 requests, resulting in $3.92M of new equipment within the research enterprise.  The following is the list of equipment and the shared-use facility in which they reside.


Equipment Funded



Chemistry NMR Center


Bruker NEO 400 MHz Spectrometer

Electron Microscopy Center


Transmission electron microscope

Light Microscopy Core


Atomic Force - Confocal  Microscopy paired equipment

Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center Microscopy Core

Contact: adam.bachstetter@uky.edu

Zeiss Axio Scan.Z1 fluorescent digital slide scanner

Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Core Facility


CytoFLEX LX System Analytical Flow Cytometer

College of Pharmacy Shared Facility Contact: svanlanen@uky.edu

Agilent 6230B TOF mass spectrometer with 1260 ultrahigh performance liquid chromatography

Center for Applied Energy Research


Rigaku ZSX Primus IV Sequential Wavelength-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer

Sanders Brown Center on Aging new Physiology/Phenotyping Facility

Contact: christopher.norris@uky.edu, othibau@uky.edu

Multiphoton System for imaging and neurophysiology/behavior