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FacilitiesThe Division is excellently equipped for research in a broad range of areas. The Animal Care and Plant Care Facility provides a centralized and modern facility for animals and plants. Centralized state-of-the-art facilities for biochemical and cellular studies are also provided by the Biosciences Central Research Facilities. The Division also has the following facilities:

Cell Culture

Facilities for the cultivation, maintenance, characterization and cold storage of animal and plant cells, as well as the production of monoclonal antibodies.

Molecular and Cellular Biology

Major equipment includes fluorescence-activated cell sorters, real-time PCR machines, ultracentrifuges, spectrophotometers and, MALDI-TOF/ TOF and LC-MS mass spectrometers, GC, optical tweezers, patch clamp, gamma and liquid scintillation counters.

FacilitiesModern Microscopy

Several fluorescence microscopes, two confocal laser scanning microscopes, computer, enhanced video microscope, intensified CCD detector with image processor, and ratio-image microscope.

Marine/ Environmental Biology

The University is bordered by an extensive shoreline of various habitats and a wet laboratory of circulating sea water. A high-quality marine laboratory has been built on the campus waterfront.

Biomolecular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer

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MASS Spectrometer Service

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List of LIFS communal equipment (for LIFS staff and students only)

List of communal equipment - Updated on 26 Nov 2012