Analytical Instrumentation Core


  • Attention AIC Users! The StepOnePlus in X410 has been moved to R305 (Housman Building)! If you need access to R305 please contact either Dr. Alan Fine ( or Dr. Maria Ramirez (, (617) 638-8264)
  • If you are using the 7900 HT Fast PCR Instrument, Please try to sign up on the scheduler 24 hours in advance!
  • The AIC now offers Array Services! Please visit the “Array Services” tab for more information, prices, and contact information.
  • Emergency Contact for Instruments: Call Lynn Deng or Matthew Au. If no one answers please email either or Leave your name, instrument you are working with, and problem and we will get back to you ASAP. Thank you!

Upcoming Core Seminars:

Our next seminar will be about:


Mission of the Core:

The objective of the Analytical Instrumentation Core is to provide support to investigators through cutting-edge analytical instruments and services to facilitate research and education in the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine as well as Boston Medical Center.

The mission of the Analytical Instrumentation Core is as follows:

          1. Maintain core instruments
          2. Train investigators to use equipment and to help design experiments
          3. Share the resources and increase accessibility of instruments for investigators
          4. Introduce innovative analytical instrumentation by regular seminars
          5. Support investigators in their efforts to win extramural research funding


    The Analytical Instrumentation Core’s central laboratory is located at 670 Albany Street, Lab 251, Boston, MA 02118. Other satellite sites on the BUMC include W-, X-, E-, and R-buildings, X- or Evans Biomedical Research Center

    Contact Lynn Deng for access to buildings and lab locations


    Lynn Lingyi Deng, Ph.D.
    Core Director
    617-638-6920 office
    617-638-7124 fax

    Matthew Au
    Lab Manager
    617-414-2964 Central Lab

    Maria LoSordo
    Core Administrator
    617-638-6957 office

    Core Help

    Richard A Cohen, M.D.
    Chair of Core Advisory Committee

    Members of the Advisory Committee, 2009-2010


    Refurbished Instruments:

    Harlow Scientific

    obtain reliable, up-to-date scientific equipment at reduced prices

    91 Mystic Street, Arlington, MA 02474 . 781.641.0300

    Harlow Scientific Link


    Instruments wanted:

    Contact: Lynn Deng at or 617-638-6920

    (Exchange information for donating and requesting used instruments in BUMC research community)