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Facililties

The school occupies an 8-floor building with a wide range of state-of the art equipment for experimental biology, biotechnology, food and nutritional science, ecology, systematics, animal behaviour, plant and animal science and other areas of research. We also have a Central Facilities Laboratory equipped with sophisticated equipment opened for booking.

Facilities in-charge: Mr. Ng, K Y   kyng@hku.hk

 

Human Nutrition Laboratory

 

Marine Aquarium

 

Fresh Water Aquarium

 

Large Scale Aquarium

 

Tissue Culture Room

 

Plant Growth Chamber

 

Green House

 

Animal House

 

Real Time PCR Machine

 

 

Confocal Microscope

 

Confocal imaging of fluorescent specimens.

DNA Sequencer

 

The system is an automatic multi-colour fluorescence-based DNA sequence analyzer.
Bio-Rad Molecular Imager Gel Doc System

 

This DNA and protein gel documentation system enables image capturing, while the software can also analyze molecular weight and perform a host of other application.
Peptide Analyser

 

 

Flow Injection Analyser (FIA)

 

Flow injection analyzer (FIA) determines ammonical nitrogen, nitrite, nitrate and ortho-phosphate in liquid samples.

GE ÄKTA Purifier UPC-900

 

The system offers automated purification and characterization of peptides and nucleic acids.
ICP

 

The instrument determines concentration of a wide range of elements, mainly metals, in liquid samples.
Atomic Absorption Machine

 

The instrument consists of flame and graphite furnance techniques. It can determine metal concentration in liquid samples.
Leica Microsystems Jung CM 3000 Cyrostat

 

The cyrotome is for cutting frozen tissue.

 

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