Cell Engineering Research Equipment Suite - CERES

a lab with three long tables holding equipment


CERES@WPI is a fee-for-use facility designed to provide WPI researchers, regional industry, and academic partners access to state-of-the-art instruments for quantitative analysis of engineered cells. It is located within the WPI Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center, Suite 2417, at 50 Prescott Street in Worcester, Massachusetts.

The lab capabilities are:

  • automated liquid dispensing systems to enable rapid plate preparation and cell screening (epMotion and Echo systems)
  • automated cell imaging and multimode plate reading (Keyence BZ810 and BioTek Cytation5)
  • quantitative analysis of gene expression (BioRad QX200 automated droplet digital PCR)
  • flow cytometry (Beckman Coulter CytoFlex 3-laser and 4-laser cytometers; analysis only –sorting not available)

For general inquiries, please contact ceres@wpi.edu.