Edinburgh Infectious Diseases
Edinburgh Infectious Diseases

Technical facilities and services

This page contains information and links to some of the world class technical facilties available at the University of Edinburgh.

The University of Edinburgh has developed world class faciltities to support a wide variety of infectious disease research, including state of the art genome sequencing, bioinformatics, protein expression and analysis, and whole body imaging.  Some of the facilties give support only and others provide a complete user service.  The page below has links to more information about each of the major facilities, giving further details of the equipment and services they provide. 
 

Bioinformatics and Statistics

Flow cytometry

Centre for Regenerative Medicine, SCRM Building, Little France

Flow Cytometery at the Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings

Shared University Research Facility, Queens Medical Research Institute

The Roslin Institute Bio-imaging Facility

Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology Optical Instrumentation Lab (COIL)

Histology

Light microscopy

Centre for Regenerative Medicine, SCRM Building, Little France

Edinburgh Super-Resolution Imaging Consortium

Pathogen Imaging Facility, Ashworth Labs, Kings buildings

Shared University Research Facilities (CALM), Queens Medical Research Institute, Little France

Synthsys Microscopy Facility, Waddington Building, Kings Buildings

The Roslin Institute Bio-imaging Facility

Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology Optical Instrumentation Lab (COIL), Kings Buildings

Mass spectrometery

Phosphorimager

Self service GE Typhoon imager, Ashworth Labs, Level 2, Kings Buildings

Storm Phosphorimager, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology Optical Instrumentation Lab (COIL), Kings Buildings

Protein expression and analysis

Biomolecular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, School of Chemistry, James Black Building, Kings Buildings

Edinburgh Protein Production Facility, Swann Buildings, Kings Buildings

Kinetic Parameter Facility (KPF), Waddington Building, Kings Buildings

Moredun Proteomics Facility (MPF), Moredin Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park

Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology Optical Instrumentation Lab (COIL), Kings Buildings

Quantitative PCR

Biomolecular Core Facility, Shared University Research Facility, Queen's Medical Research Institute, Little France

Kinetic Parameter Facility (KPF), Waddington Building, Kings Buildings

Self service facility Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings - contact Petra Schneider

Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology Optical Instrumentation Lab (COIL) Roche light cyclers, Kings Buildings

Tissue culture

Tissue culture facility, Centre for Regenerative Medicine, SCRM Building, Little France

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Cellular Therapy Facility, Centre for Regenerative Medicine, SCRM Building, Little France

Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

TSE Resource Centre, The Roslin Institute