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Gateway criteria


  • Glasswashers
  • Autoclave (floor standing 153L)
  • Drying cabinet


  • Centrifuges (various speeds)
  • Fridges
  • Freezers (-20°c and -80°c)
  • Vapour phase freezer (Liquid nitrogen)
  • Dry ice container
  • Ice machine
  • Incubator shaker (benchtop and floor standing)
  • CO₂ incubators
  • Automated cell counter 
  • Fine balances  
  • Microbiological class 2 safety cabinets
  • Water baths
  • Optical light microscope (inverted)
  • Gel documentation system (GBox syngene)
  • Vortex
  • Aspirator system
  • Benchtop autoclave 40L 
  • PCR thermal cycler
  • CFX384 Touch Real-time PCR detection system  
  • Bio-Rad ZOE Fluorescent Cell Imager                
  • Analytical balance
  • pH meters
  • Hotplate stirrers
  • Rotating wheel
  • Nanophotometer
  • Water purification system (type I and type II water)
  • Fume cupboards- contains flammable/acid storage units
  • Spectrophotometer (Visible/UV)
  • Orbital shaker 
  • Grant Bio Microplate Thermoshaker
  • Microplate reader
  • Microbiological Incubator