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Central Biotechnology Services

Central Biotechnology Services (CBS) is a central “core” facility, dedicated to furthering the research and educational needs of Cardiff University and its surrounding community.

Equipment

Name Make/Model Details
Analysis of biomolecular interactions using Biacore technology GE Biacore 3000 GE Biacore 3000 Biosensor technology for monitoring molecular interactions in real time, without the use of labels. Molecules can include proteins, peptides, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, lipids and low molecular weight molecules such as pharmaceuticals.
Analysis of biomolecular interactions using Biacore technology GE Biacore T100 GE Biacore T100 Biosensor technology for monitoring molecular interactions in real time, without the use of labels. Molecules can include proteins, peptides, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, lipids and low molecular weight molecules such as pharmaceuticals.
Confocal microscope Leica Confocal SP2 Leica Confocal SP2 Resonant scanner technology for high speed capture of events in living cells
Confocal microscope Leica Confocal SP5 Leica Confocal SP5 Resonant scanner technology for high speed capture of events in living cells
Electron Microscope JEOL (SEM) 840A JEOL (SEM) 840A Digital Cameras and Imaging Software, and are fitted with X-Ray Detectors for Elemental Analysis, Elemental Mapping Cryo-Stage and Cryo-Attachment for sample preparation
Electron Microscope Philips (TEM) CM12 Philips (TEM) CM12 Digital Cameras and Imaging Software, and are fitted with X-Ray Detectors for Elemental Analysis
Flow Cytometer – Cell sorter FACS ARIA FACS ARIA Next Generation Flow Cytometry High-Speed Sorter
Genetic analyser 1-3130xl Genetic Analyser DNA sequencing, Genescan
Imager GE Typhoon Trio Imager Biomolecular gel imaging
Mass Spectrometer Applied Biosystems 4800 MALDI TOF/TOF Analyzer Protein analysis by mass spectrometry using an ABI 4800 MALDI TOF/TOF Analyzer (intact mass, highly sensitive protein identification by MS/MS, de novo sequencing).
Microarray platform Illumina Platform bead express Illumina Platform bead express SNP Genotyping and CNV Analysis, Gene Regulation and Epigenetic Analysis, Gene Expression Analysis and Protein Analysis
Microarray platform Illumina Platform ISCAN Illumina Platform ISCAN SNP Genotyping and CNV Analysis, Gene Expression Analysis, Gene Regulation and Epigenetic Analysis and Cytogenetics
Microarray platform Affymetrix Affymetrix Affymetrix genecgip platform
Electron Microscope Philips (TEM) CM12 Digital Cameras and Imaging Software, and are fitted with X-Ray Detectors for Elemental Analysis

Get in touch

Mrs Charlotte James

Email:
jamesce2@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2068 7004

Location

  • Main Hospital Building
    University Hospital of Wales
    Heath Park
    CF14 4XN