Laboratory space and offices
The Philips Institute faculty occupy approximately 3,500 square feet of wet laboratory space in the top floor of the VCU Dental Building 1, with faculty offices situated in close proximity to the laboratory space. The Philips Institute space is contiguous with the fourth floor of the Perkinson Building, providing an additional 6,000 square feet of wet laboratory space, equipment rooms and faculty offices.
The institute is equipped with standard laboratory equipment such as chemical hoods and laminar flow hoods, incubators, centrifuges and freezers. In addition, there is a darkroom, two constant temperature rooms, a store room, a glasswash and autoclave room, and an office suite with conference room and projection facilities.
Shared resources within the institute include real-time PCR, fluorescence microscopy with apotome and image capture, laser capture microdissection, flow cytometry, liquid scintillation, 2-D electrophoresis, chemiluminescent image analysis, and a film processor.