Incubators & culture cabinets:

–  Simulated in situ deck incubators equipped with light attenuation filters, prototype

–  Laboratory incubator equipped with light attenuation filters, prototype

–  Photosynthetron, CHPT

–  Thermoregulated cabinets

–  Thermoregulated illuminated culture room, prototype

–  Thermoregulated light cabinets (-20°C – +60°C), Rumed GMBH

–  Thermoregulated incubator shakers Innova 44R (20°C below ambient – +80°C), New Brunswick

–  Rolling device for aggregate formation, prototype

–  Sedimentation column (SEDCOL), prototype

–  Incubators for the study of biofilms in water supply networks, prototypes

Optical instruments:

–  SpectraMax Plus 96 Microplate Reader, Molecular Devices (visible light)

–  Spectrophotometer (Lambda 650S) equipped with integrated sphere, Perkin Elmer

–  Fluorometer with integration sphere, Kontron

–  Fluorometer LS 55, Perkin Elmer

–  Spherical microquantameter US-SQS/LI, Walz

–  Atmospheric and underwater light (PAR) sensors, Li-COR

–  Profiling Natural Fluorometer System PNF-300, Biospherical Instruments

–  Light absorption and attenuation sensor AC9, WET-Labss

–  Pulse Amplitude Modulated (PAM) Fluorimeter, Walz


–  Inverted microscope, Leica

–  Epifluorescence microscope DMRXA, Leica

–  Digital camera, Nikon

–  Digital image analyser, Lucia 4.6

–  FlowCAM

– Flow cytometer BD Accuri C6

Molecular biology:

–  DGGE Dcode-Kit, Biorad

–  Thermocycler, Eppendorf

–  Transilluminator UV HI/LO 302 nM 20 x 20

–  Electrophoresis system mini-gel, I-MUPID

–  Laminar flow hood RNA/DNA, Biocap

–  Vertical Laminar flow hood class II BSC, Esco, Analis

–  Real-Time PCR System Stepone Plus,Applied Biosystems

–  Centrifuge 5424 ,Eppendorf

–  Vortex Genie 2 with horizontal 24-microtube holder, Scientific Industries

–  Electroporator, Eppendorf

–  Qubit 4 Fluorometer, ThermoFisher Scientific

General equipment:

–  Field salinometer and pHmeter

–  Liquid scintillation counter, Packard

–  High temperature furnace, HC

–  Autoclave, Systec 3870

–  Laminar flow hood, ADS

–  Laminar flow hood , CLF 475

–  Laminar flow hood, Captair Bio,Biocap

–  Ultra pure water system, MilliQ

–  Refrigerated centrifuge 3-16KL, Sigma

–  Thermostatic bath, Polyscience

–  Rotating table, Vel

–  Filtration systems, Millipore

–  Manifold filtration system for microbiological analysis

–  Vacuum/Pressure Pumps, Millipore

–  Peristaltic pump, Vel

–  Thermos bottle for liquid nitrogen, Locator

–  Ultrasonics bath and probe, Labsonic

–  Marine snow catch bottle, prototype

–  Precision Balances,Analis

– Balance, Mettler-Toledo

– ultra-low temperature freezer (-80°C), New Brunswick

– Portable -20°C freezer, Dometic CoolFreeze CFX 40W

– DOC and POC carbon analyzer TOC N/C 3100, Analytik Jena (shared with Prof. S. Bonneville, BGeosys unit, ULB)