Technology hubs

The School of Biosciences offers access to cutting-edge research equipment and facilities via central technology hubs.

These technology hubs combine equipment support with integrated research expertise that is aligned to the School’s research themes. Researchers can access resources and support via these central hubs and associated research groups throughout the School of Biosciences.

Confocal microscopy at the Bioimaging Research Hub

Bioimaging Research

The Bioimaging Research Hub develops and supports research using a range of microscopy techniques and associated sample preparation methods.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRI

Experimental MRI Centre (EMRIC)

The Experimental MRI Centre Research Hub offers flexible non-human in vivo imaging with full technical support for both magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

Stem Cell and Flow Cytometry Unit

Single Cell Analysis Research

The Single Cell Analysis Research Hub provides expertise in technologies that support the analysis of cell-by-cell variation. Central to the Hub’s mission is the support and development of fluorescence cell analysis technologies (FACS).

Analytical Unit

Small Molecule Research

We provide customised solutions for the analysis of primary and secondary metabolites, and for environmental small biomolecules.

Horticultural unit

Plant Technology Research

The Plant Growth Technology Hub provides a broad range of plant growth facilities, supporting the development of plant research.

Scientist preparing tissue culture

Protein Technology Research

the Protein Technology Research Hub provides expertise and access to facilities for researchers working on all aspects of protein expression, purification, and the analysis of protein structure, function and interactions

DNA

Genomics Research

The Genome Research Hub acts as a focus for a vibrant community of genomics researchers and supports user-driven next-generation sequencing for a wide-range of users and applications.