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Dr. John Brennan
Institute Director

About The Biointerfaces Institute

The Biointerfaces Institute comprises 10,000 sq ft. of dedicated space operating at CL-1 and CL-2 for bacterial and mammalian work to allow rapid generation of new biologically modified surfaces and materials. Our four main instrument suites (Surface Characterization, Bioselectivity, HT Synthesis and Screening, and Biological Preparation suites) provide advanced equipment for the rapid production and detailed characterization of new materials, including: robotic synthesis and screening platforms, 3D printing and microarray production, imaging MALDI mass spectrometry, imaging and scanning X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS), and other advanced imaging systems.

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BI Equipment & Capabilities BI Equipment

The Biointerfaces Institute houses state of the art equipment available to industry and academic partners.

BI Lab Access & Training BI Access

Some instrumentation can be accessed directly following the completion of McMaster and site-specific training.

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Contact us for more information on collaborations, equipment accessibilities and our facilities.

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ETB 416
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4L8

Operating Hours:
Weekdays, 8:30am – 4:30pm