Current group facilities include:

  • Agar Scientific sputter coater + pumping system
  • Lampert PUK U4 welding system
  • Leica DM 2700 light microscope with spectrophotometer
  • Leica EM UC7RT ultramicrotome
  • Leica S8 APO stereomicroscope with integrated digital camera
  • Memmert IPS 260L constant temperature incubator (× 3)
  • Memmert VO200 vacuum oven with pump
  • Perkin Elmer Spotlight micro FT-IR system
  • Strata Technology custom-built high-pressure maturation rig

Other facilities within BEES include:

  • Leica VZ 700C high-power precision optical zoom lens
  • Renishaw inVia Raman microscope
  • Dedicated histology lab including:
    • Tissue-Tek TEC 5 Tissue Embedding Console System inc. cryostat
    • Leica RM2235 microtome + microbath
    • Leica ST5010 Autostainer XL

Other facilities within UCC available to the research group include: