The Lab has access in a variety of 3D Printers, including Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), Bioprinters, Photopolymerization Printers (e.g., DLP, LCD, DLP), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Laser, and Food. Including in-house prepared Bio-inks & drug-loaded filaments by hot-melt extrusion (HME).
The Lab has access in melt & solution electrospinners that can also be used as electrospraying for polymeric particle fabrication, including co-axial electrospinning and variety of collectors (e.g., flat plate, rotating drum, rotating mandrel).
The Lab hosts a variety of microfluidic devices, including temperature controllers and high-speed microscope for the evaluation of the particles and flows in the microfluidic chips.
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EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES
With several laboratories, which are fitted with modern equipment, our Research Lab offers an excellent environment for research. The group has access in a variety of state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, covering a broad range of work.
Gas Chromatography (GC) / Mass Spectrometer (MS)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
In vivo studies: Animal House
In vitro studies: Cell / Tissue Culturing Labs
Ex vivo studies: porcine skin facilities
Microbiological Culture Labs
3D Printing: Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), Digital Light Processing (DLP), Stereolithography (SLA), UV Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Pellet Printer, Food Printer, CNC Carving & Laser Engraving.
Electrospinning: Melt and Solution
Extruders for liposomes production
Homogenisers: hand & high-pressure
Hot-Melt Extrusion (HME): single-screw & twin-screw extruders. Including GMP-compliant unit.
Microfluidics for nanoparticle preparation & Lab-on-a-chip experiments
Twin-Screw Granulator (TSG)
Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
Microscopes: confocal, florescence, optical
Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
Contact Angle Goniometer (CAG)
Environmental Conditioning (e.g., humidity cabinets, ovens, freezers).
Fourier-transform Infra-red (FTIR) Spectrometer
Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC)
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectrometer
Particle Size Analysers (e.g., DLS)
Probes / Process analytical technology (PAT) Tools: Mid-infrared spectroscopy (MiR), near-IR (NIR) spectroscopy, Raman Spectroscopy & Microscopy, UV-Vis Spectroscopy.
Raman Microscopy / Spectroscopy
Thermal Analysis: Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) and Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA)
Ultraviolet and Visible (UV-Vis) Spectroscopy
X-ray Powder Diffraction (XRPD)