BioGarage Memberships

Controlled access to the BioGarage is required in order to adhere to biosafety requirements. Individuals may gain card access to the BioGarage by purchasing a BioGarage membership. Memberships are available for internal clients to purchase by filling out our membership request form. If you are a non-UW client who would like to access the facility, please contact us at

Memberships are provided to individuals on a yearly basis and renew automatically each fiscal year (July 1st). Pricing is listed below. If you would not like to renew your membership, please fill out the membership renewal cancellation form or contact BioGarage staff at

UW System rate Non-UW System rate
 Yearly membership (one person) $100 $155


Memberships include access to lab space and all instruments listed below. Some instruments require additional walk-up fees or a training session before independent access is allowed. Click on the links to learn more.

Nanodrop ND-2000 Spectrophotometer
Invitrogen Qubit 4 Fluorometer
Thermo Fisher Bead Mill 24 Homogenizer
Biorad Gel Electrophoresis station and Gel Doc XR+ (coming soon)
Qiagen Qiacube Connect* (coming soon)
Cytiva ÄKTA go Protein Purification System**
Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer**
QuantStudio Absolute Q digital PCR system**
QuantStudio 7 Pro Real-time PCR system** (2)

*Additional walk-up fee required.
**Only available for use during business hours (8am-4pm). Training is required prior to first use. Additional walk-up fee required.