BioDesign Core Facility

biodesign core facility equipment.

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A facility for biological transformations.

UB’s BioDesign Core Facility is an analytical characterization laboratory that provides mass spectrometry and other related services to UB researchers and the greater community with interests in biological transformations. The lab offers full-time PhD-level expert guidance and assistance with all analysis and data interpretations, as well as instrument training and use.

The services provided encompass molecular weight determination, structural elucidation, and proteomic / metabolomics / lipidomic characterization.

Technical Capabilities

  • Biological Sample Preparation
  • General Mass Spectrometry (Small Molecule Detection)
  • Biological Mass spectrometry
  • Proteomics


The BioDesign Core Facility is available for shared use by:

  • UB students
  • UB faculty
  • Researchers at other academic institutions
  • Government
  • Industry


  • Facility orientation
  • On-site technical support, training and assistance
  • Project consultation
Contact, Hours and Location

Dr. Alan Friedman
Research Associate Professor
116 Bonner Hall

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

116 Bonner Hall
University at Buffalo
North Campus
Buffalo, NY

Lab Equipment

Spectometry equipment

Sample Preparation equipment

Cell and Tissue Culture equipment

Dynamic Light Scattering

The BCF is continuing to develop to best serve your research and analytical needs. More equipment will become available. Please stay tuned for more details.