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Major Instrument Facility (MIF):

Major Instrument Facility (MIF) provides sophisticated analytical capabilities to users internal (IMTECH/CSIR Labs) as well as external users from various academic/research institutes and industry. The objective of the MIF is to facilitate scientists/researchers working in various educational institutes/universities, research institutions and industry to carry out measurements on sophisticated analytical instruments not available in their own institutions.

Note: For 'Usage Charges' of all the facilities available in the Institute, click here. For 'Requisition Form', click here.

The Major Instrument Facility houses the following sophisticated facilities:
Confocal Microscope
Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
Tunneling Electron Microscope (TEM)
Atomic Force and Scanning Tunneling Microscope
Automated Force Spectroscope
Fluorescence Activated Cell sorter
DNA Sequencer
Molecular Imaging Workstation
 Amino Acid Analyzer
Peptide/organic synthesis facility
Capillary Electrophoresis Workstation
Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS/MS)
Mass Spectrometer (LC-MS/MS)
Mass Spectrometer (MALDI-TOF)
Macromolecular Crystallography Unit
Dynamic Light Scattering system
NMR Spectrometer
Isothermal Titration Calorimetry
Thermo Gravimetric Analysis (TGA)
Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
Gas Chromatograph
Diffrential Scanning Calorimetry
Liquid Nitrogen Plant
Analytical Ultracentrifuge
Liquid Handling System
Whole Body Imager for Small Animals
Sophisticated Flourimeters
Nano Life time Flourimeter
Rapid Kinetics Instrument (BioLogic SFM 400F/Q)
Spectropolarimeter (CD)
Akta Protein Purification System
Next Generation Sequencer
Super Resolution Microscopy
Small Angle X-ray Scattering

Contact Us:
Dear MIF Users,
Please feel free to send your query/feedback, if any, related to MIF Services.

Contact Details:

(Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM)


The Head ISD,
Institute of Microbial Technology
Sector 39-A,
Chandigarh – 160036, INDIA

Phone:  0172-6665192, 0172-6665225
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