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Facilities available for biosciences students, researchers and industry

Explore our facilities available for teaching and research with expert support from University staff.


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Students and staff make use of our cutting-edge facilities

Many of our facilities are centrally managed with a wide range of techniques available and staffed by dedicated research officers.

Material and Chemical Characterisation Facility (MC²)

Our material and chemical characterisation facility combines cutting-edge analytical equipment with extensive in-house expertise to provide a comprehensive chemical characterisation service.

Available techniques include mass spectrometry, bio-imaging, nuclear magnetic resonance, electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction.

Go to the MC² website to find out more.

Milner Genomics Centre

Our Milner Genomics Centre provides genome sequencing and analysis for evolution research. We offer rapid and competitively priced genome sequencing, assembly and databasing/analysis, both collaboratively and as a service.

Find out more about the Milner Genomics Centre.

Undergraduate teaching laboratories

Our purpose-built labs are used for undergraduate teaching and research.

We also have glasshouses including GM controlled rooms for plants and insects, anaerobic chambers, a sterilisation, decontamination and washing up facility and a central stores including deep-frozen reagents from major manufacturers.

Take a look around one of our undergraduate teaching labs

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