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

01/31/2018 - 10:54am
Efraim Racker said "don't waste clean thinking on dirty enzymes." Sometimes tagging a protein with histidines isn't good enough with respect to protein purity. The BFF has experience with protein expression, purification and polishing to get your protein prep as "clean" as it can be.
Related Topics: fermentation protein purification
07/11/2017 - 9:04am
Tariq Taylor (in purple shirt) at the Forum 
Related Topics: education biomanufacturing