Molecular Quantification Core

The mission of the CSU Molecular Quantification Core is to facilitate the progress of basic and translational research at Colorado State University by providing state-of-the-art instrumentation to detect and quantify nucleic acids and proteins with unprecedented accuracy and sensitivity.

The MQC provides access to three instrument systems and trains CSU researchers to use them:

In order to use the instrument systems, you must first be trained.  You can request training by emailing John Anderson  ( or Carol Wilusz ( or through iLabs.

BioRad QX200 ddPCR system 

Located in Microbiology B406 and satellite droplet generator/plate reader/PCR machines in the RIC, MRB, Pathology, Biology and VTH DLab buildings

Sapphire Biomolecular Imager

Azure Sapphire Biomolecular Imager

Located in Microbiology B406

Qubit® 3.0 Fluorometer from Thermo Fisher Scientific

A Qubit Fluorometer

Located in Microbiology B406