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Yeast Laboratory

The Yeast Laboratory contains a variety of equipment including shaking incubators, a bead beater, a spectrophotometer, DNA and protein gel apparatus and PCR machines.

The laboratory uses a variety of yeast species to undertake research in several areas, such as using yeast as a model organism to help study and understand human diseases. This research encompasses a range of scientific disciplines, including cell and molecular biology, biochemistry and microbiology, and multiple techniques.

Detailed Information

Kit List

  • Cell disruption systems
  • Microbiological culturing facilities


These facilities are open 24/7 via security approved swipe card or keypad access. Entry is restricted to postgraduate students and staff using the facilities.


The Yeast Laboratory can be found in 309 of the Darwin Building

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