Online Instrument Booking Portal


  • To book an instrument, click on the instrument name, which will then open the login page for the instrument schedule. First time users need to enter the shared password provided by the Incubation Manager and click on ‘Log in’ while registered users can click on ‘Login with a registered user name’.
  • First time users need to click on ‘Create a new user account’ while registered users can log in using their username/email and password.
  • Please do not share your password with anyone.
  • Please log out after making your bookings to avoid misuse of your account.

Before booking any instrument, please note the following points.

  • Please read the rate card for usage charges. 
  • Please read the usage policy and guidelines.
  • Charges will be levied based on instrument booking and not on actual usage.
  • Please check the booking and cancellation terms before booking any instrument.
  • Advance booking period, edit/cancellation period and minimum/maximum booking time may differ for every instrument.
  • A user’s identity is linked to his/her email address. If you believe your account is being misused or duplicated, please contact the Incubation Manager immediately.
  • The Incubation Manager can add/delete/modify user privileges and restrict bookings, if required.
Instrument Description

Thermal Cycler (PCR)
Make: Bio-rad
Model: T100
Sample Capacity: 96 x 0.2ml tubes, 0.2 ml tube strips, or 1 x 96-well plate
Maximum Ramp Rate: 4°C/sec
Temperature Range: 4°C-100°C
Gradient Range: 30°C-100°C
Temperature Differential Range: 1°C-25°C

Make: Bio-rad
Model: Gene Pulser XcellTM
Waveform: Exponential or square
Capacitance: 10–500 V: 25–3,275 µF in 25 µF increments; 500–3,000 V: 10, 25, 50 µF
Resistance (parallel): 50–1,000 Ω in 50 Ω increments, plus infinity
Sample Resistance: 20 Ω minimum at 10–2,500 V; 600 Ω minimum at 2,500–3,000 V

Microplate Reader
Make: PerkinElmer
Model: VictorⓇ NivoTM S
Modes: Absorbance (spectrometer), Fluorescence and Luminescence
Filters: 405/10, 480/30, 530/30, 700/IR Blocker, Unfiltered LUM, TRF Filters: 320/75, 615/8, 355/40, 435/20, 460/30, 495/20, 540/30, 580/20, 625/30, 640/30, 685/30

Horizontal Gel Electrophoresis
Make: Bio-rad
Model: Mini-Sub Cell GT
UV-transparent Tray: 7x10cm, 15x15cm
Comb: 15- and 20-well
Casting System: Yes

Vertical Gel Electrophoresis
Make: Bio-rad
Model: Mini-Protean® Tetra System
Comb: 10-well
Gel Capacity: Maximum 4 at a time
Precast: 8.6 x 6.8 cm; handcast: 8.3 x7.3 cm
Plates: with 1mm integrated spacer

Make: Bio-rad
Model: ChemiDoc™ Imaging System High-sensitivity imaging of DNA/protein gels and chemiluminescent western blots Data transfer through LAN and USB interface Pre-defined protocols Auto exposure

Make: Lyophilization Systems
Model: Lyolab 3S
Shelf Temperature: -60°C to +65°C
No. of shelves: 3
Total Shelf Area: 3.75 sq ft
Vacuum: 10mT
Cycles: Freeze dry, Defrost, Semi-Auto Fully Programmable Software with real-time monitoring and data logging, recipe management, protocol transfer and data report 3 probes for sample temperature monitoring; Nitrogen backfill and vial stoppering available


(Dedicated Cycle)
Make: Equitron
Model: 7441FA
Capacity: 110 L
Digital control unit Fully programmable with cycle time and temperature control Low water level alarm Stale air purging and auto-release of steam

Refrigerated Centrifuge
Make: Thermofisher Scientific
Model: Sorvall Legend X1R
Speed: 300-15200 rpm (max 25830 x g)
Temperature Range: -10°C to +40°C
Rotors: Swinging bucket with 36 x 15ml/ 16 x 50ml/ 4 x 400ml capacity fixed-angle with 8 x 15ml/ 8 x 50ml/ 30 x 2ml capacity

Probe Sonicator
Model: Q500
Make: Qsonica
Pulse On/Off: 1 sec to 1 min
Total Programme Time: 10 hrs
Frequency: 20 kHz
Probes: Part no. Diameter Processing volume #4220 12.7 mm 20-250 ml #4418 3.2 mm 1-15 ml #4420 6.4 mm 5-50 ml #4209 25.4 mm 100-1000 ml

Shaker Incubator
Model: ORBITEK® - LE4676
Make: Scigenics Biotech Private Limited
Temperature Range: 5°C to 80°C
Speed Range: 25-400 RPM
Humidity Display: 0-100%
Modes: Programme, Continuous
Data Logging: Yes, USB drive
Dimensions: (Internal) 850 x 612 x 453 mm
Flask Holding Capacity: 100ml Erlynmeyer flask (4), 250ml Erlynmeyer flask (8), 500ml Erlynmeyer flask (5), 1000ml Erlynmeyer flask (5), 2000ml Erlynmeyer flask (5), 5000ml Erlynmeyer flask (3)

Fluorescent Cell Imager
Model: Zoe™
Make: Bio-Rad
Multi-channel merging (upto 4) Touch screen Interface Brightfield and three fluorescent channels
Blue Ex: 355/40 nm Em: 433/36 nm
Green Ex: 480/17 nm Em: 517/23 nm
Red Ex: 556/20 nm Em: 615/61 nm
Compatible with Flasks: T25, T75, or T225
Multiwell Plates: 6-, 12-, 24-, 48-, 96-, or 384-well microplates
Dishes: 35 mm, 60 mm, or 100 mm
Slides: Chamber slides or standard glass microscopy slides

CO2 Incubator 1
CO2 Incubator 2
Model: FormaTM Steri-cycle TM i160
Make: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Capacity: 165 L
Relative humidity: <93% at 37°C
CO2 Concentration Range: 1 to 20%
CO2 Sensor Technology: IR Sensor
Temperature Range: Ambient +3°C to 55°C

Walk-in cold chamber
Model: Custom make
Make: Swastik Enterprises
Area: ~140 sq. ft.
Temperature Range: 4°C to ambient temp.
2 x work benches; 1 x shelf rack 1 x wash basin; 4 x power points

Images are for representative purpose only. Actual instruments may appear different.