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.
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.