The Roslin Institute
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Facilities and Resources

The Roslin Institute provides unique facilities and resources for its researchers. External organisations can also benefit from these.

Edinburgh Genomics

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The largest academic DNA sequencing facility by output in the UK.

National Avian Research Facility

A “one-stop-shop” for poultry researchers.

Centre for Comparative Pathology

A collaborative centre focusing on the study of human and animal disease mechanisms.

Bioimaging and Flow Cytometry

High-end microscopy, cell sorting and flow cytometry equipment.

Large Animal Research and Imaging Facility

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Large Animal Research and Imaging Facility (LARIF)

Proteomics and Metabolomics Facility

Proteomics and Metabolomics Facility
A range of mass spectrometry services and analytical chromatography methods to characterise the proteome and small molecules in living systems.

Immunological Toolbox

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Developing tools, reagents and assays to advance understanding in the field of veterinary immunology.


The Roslin Institute develops and maintains a number of publicly available database systems.

TSE Resource Centre

A dedicated resource centre to support other researchers working in Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy.

Biological Research Facility

A rat drinking water.
Provides housing and care for rodents.