Machine Shop

machineshopThe Shop

The machine shop, located on the first floor of the Kasha Laboratory Building, is one of the research shops available to all the members of Institute of Molecular Biophysics. It has precision lathes, milling machines,  electrical saws and other machinery needed to design, build and repair equipment needed for research work.

The people

Wade Baggett has over twenty years of machine shop experience. He designs and builds specialized small and medium-sized equipment needed by our laboratories, as well as keeping equipment in good repair. He is also responsible for monitoring building maintenance needs and for training in the proper use of autoclaves.


Advanced shop equipment allows for machining of stainless steel, aluminum and delrin.



Core Facility Contacts
Computer Resources Facility Director: Dr. Michael Zawrotny Phone: 850-644-0069 Maillist: IMBPeople Location: KLB 415 Physical Biochemistry Facility Director: Dr. Claudius Mundoma Phone: 850-644-5147 Location: KLB 311-318 Maillist: PBFusers Protein Expression Facility Director: Dr. Phone: 850-644-1421 Location: KLB 312 Suite Maillist: PEFusers X-Ray Facility Director: Dr. T. "Soma"sundaram Phone: 850-644-6448 Location: KLB 410-413 Maillist: Xrayusers URL: Common Equipment Labs Electronics--Contact: Rick Wang 850-645-3309 Machine Shop & Building Maintenance--Contact: Wade Baggett 850-644-1419