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Robocore™

 

About

RoboCore™ has significant expertise and state-of-the-art robotic instrumentation to offer automation solutions for a variety of liquid and plate handling applications. There are many benefits of automation, from saving time and money, through to increased assay reproducibility, 24/7 operation, reduced contamination risk and increased lab productivity.

Key instrumentation

Our key instruments:​

■ Tecan FluentTM cell-based screening platform

■ 96 and 384 pipette head

■ Fully integrated CO2 incubator and plate washer

■ Absorbance, fluorescence, luminescence and alphaLISATM endpoints

■ Tecan Freedom EvoTM liquid handling robotics platform

■ 96-pipette head

■ 4, 8 and 16 pipette channels

■ CO2 incubators

■ Plate washers and readers

■ Cell counter

■ Centrifuge

■ ArrayJet Super Marathon Antigen microarray SPOTTER

Specialist services

Our team can apply automation to your currently labour-intensive laboratory processes. Some applications we have automated are:

ELISA

Fully customised systems to run any ELISA protocol in high throughput mode to save time, money and increase assay reproducibility.

Cell-based studies

Automated liquid handling in fully contained biosafety cabinets. These cabinets contain 96 and 384-head pipetting into 6/24/96/384- well plates as well as integrated CO2 incubators, plate washers and readers (absorbance, fluorescence, luminescence and alphaLISATM) with >500 plate capacity.

Automated sample preparation

Perform flexible liquid handling in a variety of formats: 96/384-well plate, microarray slides and tubes or vials. 

Solid phase extraction (SPE) of biological samples 

Automated SPE of analytes from plasma, urine, saliva etc. in 96-well plate format.

Compound library management

Plate replication, sample dilution and custom arrays with your compound library.

Automated tube labelling

Custom labels for a variety of tubes. Labels can include barcodes, text, logos and images.

Automated cell expansion and cryopreservation

A variety of plate formats available, an automated cell culture approach can significantly reduce the risk of contamination.

Expertise

Our team has a wealth of experience in areas such as assay automation, high-throughput screening and sample management in an academic and industry setting. We work with customers to get the best automated solution.

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Working with us

  • Collaborative research

    Our platforms are run by highly qualified and sometimes world renowned researchers. They can provide intellectual input into your project to ensure your research is at the cutting edge. Please get in touch, we are here to discuss how we can establish a strategic collaboration and steer you in the right direction.

  • Fee for service

    Want to understand the costs associated with our services and equipment usage? Contact us to discuss your requirements and request a quote.

  • Consultancies

    Our platforms are full of experts able to help you determine your research needs. Schedule a one-on-one discussion – consults are available to all Monash students and staff and other organisations. 

  • Training

    Our team provides guidance and training to allow scientists and students to undertake analytical research with confidence.

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