Cell and Tissue Culture Laboratory

The laboratory gives a sterile working environment where you can grow/maintain cells and engineer tissues under the correct physiochemical conditions

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Fulton Building 



City Campus

The laboratory provides the equipment needed to accommodate sterile handling, incubation, sterilisation, storage and waste disposal. 

Equipment and facilities

  • Biohazard laminar flow hood
  • 2x Co2 incubators
  • Autoclave
  • Vacuum aspiration system
  • Bench centrifuge
  • Automated and manual cell counting facilities (Chemometec NucleoCounter® NC-250™ and haemocytometers)
  • 10L water bath
  • Portable UV light
  • Inverted microscope
  • Distilled water, Ethanol, Virkon and other cleaning products
  • Biohazard waste bins and sharps bins
  • pH meter
  • 1-1000µl pipettes, automatic Pipette filler and serological pipettes (5-25ml)
  • Culture dishes (35mm, 100mm & 150mm), T25 & T75 Culture flasks
  • Refrigerator, freezers (-4oC, -20 oC and -70 oC), as well as a liquid nitrogen dewar
  • Bio-rad Western Blotting System