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Culture Lab – Mammalian (ETB 420)

Biosafety Level 2 - Biological Preparation


A dedicated mammalian culture lab, with the following equipment

  • Biological Safety Cabinet
  • Cell Countess to determine cell population data
  • Centrifuge
  • CO2 Incubators (preset to 37°C and 5% CO2)
  • CryoPlus Liquid Nitrogen storage unit for long term storage of mammalian cells
  • 4°C Fridge, -20°C Freezer, -80°C Freezer
  • Inverted Microscope to simply monitor cell morphology
  • Water bath to heat up materials for culture work

Instrument Uses

  • Mammalian cell culture
  • Biosafety Level 1 and 2 work


  • McMaster Biosafety Training – See the BI Access &Training page for more information.
  • McMaster Biosafety Office approval of biological work is required
  • Biointerfaces Institute internal approval of biological work is required