School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Laboratory Facilities

At NU-Food we have access to a wide range of laboratory facilities. This includes class two laboratory for handling of biological fluids (with laminar flow cabinet and ABX Pentra 400 Clinical Analyser) and class two tissue culture laboratory (with laminar flow cabinets, CO2 incubators, stereo microscopes).

Our analytical laboratory is equipped with:

  • 2 x Shimadzu HPLC with fluorescence and diode array detector capabilities
  • ESA HPLC with Coularray detector
  • ionex HPLC with fluorescence, UV/VIS and electrochemical detector capabilities
  • Shimadzu GC-2014 gas chromatograph
  • Shimadzu QP2010 gas chromatography-mass spectrometer
  • flame photometer

Our general laboratories are equipped with:

  • elementor Vario Macro Cube C/N/S combustion analyser
  • UV/Vis spectrophotometers
  • 96-well plate readers with UV/Vis and fluorescence capabilities
  • specialist molecular biology equipment
  • -80/-20°C freezer storage capacity
  • general laboratory equipment including incubators, mixers, blenders