Molecular Biology Suite

The Molecular Biology suite has two separate rooms dedicated to the Pre and Post PCR preparation of samples to minimise contamination that could result in erroneous results.

Key applications include the quantification of gene expression and detection of a variety of polymorphisms.

Detailed information

Kit list

  • Applied Biosystems 2970; Verti and 9700 PCR machines; Two real-time PCR platforms – the Roche Light Cycler and Applied Biosystems 7500; Applied Biosystems 310 and 3500 Capillary electrophoresis platforms; Life Technologies Ion Torrent Sequencing machine; Micro Array System; Southern blotting; SDS-PAGE; Syngene Imaging system


Entry is restricted to postgraduate students and staff using the facilities. Access to these facilities is available outside of normal business hours on a case-by-case basis.  


The Molecular Biology Suite can be found in 344, 337 of the Darwin Building