Facilities



  • Algae

    • Culture collection of >50 strains
    • Lab scale growth facilities
    • Autoclave and aseptic handling facilities
    • Fluorescence microscope
    • Access to SEM, TEM and confocal microscopy


  • Lipid and Protein Analytics

    • Fatty acid profiling via GC-MS
    • Lipid class quantification by HPLC
    • Lipid identification by Thin layer chromatography
    • Solid phase extraction and driblock heater
    • Protein quantification via LECO TruMac
    • Protein identification by PAGE and Gel-doc


  • Processing Equipment

    • High pressure homogeniser
    • Ultrasonic horn
    • Bead beater
    • Benchtop and disc stack centrifuges
    • Custom made extraction equipment
    • Freeze dryer
    • Lab scale cross-flow filtration system


  • Analytical Instrumentation

    • Mastersizer
    • Dynamic Light Scattering
    • Fluorimeter
    • Lumifuge
    • Access to zeta-sizer and flow cytometer