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


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 Yeast Laboratory can be found in 309 of the Darwin Building

General enquiry