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)



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
03/16/2016 - 12:41pm
Pittcon is the leading conference and exposition for laboratory science featuring new technology and scientific research. This year several folks from our team were able to attend the confernece. Here are some pictures from the outing.
Related Topics: pittcon, protein expression, laboratory scientists, food safety, chemistry, biotechnology