The Division of Cell Biology possesses excellent facilities for pursuing cutting-edge research including: 

Internal facilities and available techniques

  • Tissue/Cell culture facility
  • qRT-PCR facility
  • 10x Genomics Chromium Controller for single cell RNAseq
  • Western blot facility
  • Molecular and Cell Biology techniques (i.e. luciferase assays, transformation assays, cloning) 
  • Histology facility
  • Patch-clamp electrophysiology and local field potential recordings
  • In vivo EEG wireless telemetry
  • In vitro optogenetics.
  • Fluorescence microscopy including Ca2+ imaging
  • Confocal microscopy unit


Available facilities within the faculty:

  • Animal unit 
  • FACS (fluorescence activated cell sorting) or flow cytometry facility
  • Mass spectrometry facility