The Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility (BFF) in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Georgia provides state-of-the-art equipment and wide-ranging expertise in biotechnological applications to academic and industry clients. Our array of services can be tailored to meet your needs.
  • Services
  • Clients
  • Equipment

Established in 1967, the BFF has grown and maintained an array of state-of-the-art equipment. BFF resource experts speed the pace of your research, development and manufacturing.

  • Fermentation 
  • Protein Purification
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Culture
  • Monoclonal Antibodies

BFF is experienced in transferring processes to commercial manufacturers. 

  • Pre-clinical Pharmaceuticals
  • Biological Reagents
  • Biofuels
  • Industrial Biotech
  • Academic Research
  • Fermentation equipment from 750mL to 750L
  • Downstream processing equipment including homogenization (12k psi), TFF (10 m2) & hollow fiber (up to 12 m2)
  • Preparative & Analytical HPLC
  • Low pressure chromatography (up to 3 L/min.)
  • Array of chromatography equipment for projects (up to 25L packed column)
  • Shelf Lyophilizers (Purified proteins only)

 

News

06/12/2017 - 3:18pm
The 5th annual meeting of the Southeastern Association of Shared Resources was held in Tampa, FL June 7 - 9.  The purpose of the SEASR meeting is to provide a regional forum for core directors and staff to meet and discuss the issues related to core facilities.
Related Topics: antibody
01/19/2017 - 9:01am
The Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility is participating in a cancer reproducibility study in cooperation with Science Exchange and the Center for Open Science.
Related Topics: cancer antibody reproducibility
08/16/2016 - 8:15am
The Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility is pleased to announce the addition of new capabilities for its training lab.  TangenX recently donated a system capable of using 0.1 m2 membranes.
Related Topics: TFF bioprocess biotechnology, tangential flow filtration, Protein Purification, protein expression