The Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine’s (ITSMED) state-of-the-art biomedical research laboratories in its Derriford Research Facility HQ and adjacent John Bull Building at Plymouth Science Park incorporate a range of cutting-edge technical capabilities including:
- University of
Systems Biology Centre – genomics, proteomics, Next
Generation Sequencing and quantitative mass spectrometry.
Light Microscopy Service (PLiMS) – Light /confocal microscopy and
image analysis service for bioimaging applications.
- Level 2 and 3 containment facilities.
- Cell/tissue culture and analysis facilities.
- Flow cytometry / FACS suite.
- HPLC / LCMS analytical services.
- Microarray platform technology.
- Extracellular Flux Analysis.
- Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR).
- HRA accredited tissue storage, biobanking facilities
and sample collections.
- Small molecule mass spectrometry analysis.
For further information about our laboratory facilities please contact ITSMED@plymouth.ac.uk.
Located at Plymouth Science Park, adjacent to the University of Plymouth’s Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and neighbouring University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, the DRF incorporates high-tech laboratories, including the Plymouth University Systems Biology Centre and Plymouth Light Microscopy Service, providing a rich, collaborative, interdisciplinary environment for University researchers, clinical colleagues and our partners.
University of Plymouth Systems Biology Centre
Genomic and proteomic analysis facilities and expertise providing a comprehensive, dedicated service to support delivery of research for University and commercial partners.Learn more about the Systems Biology Centre
Plymouth Light Microscopy Service (PLiMS)
Light/confocal microscopy and image analysis service for bioimaging applications for academic and commercial partners.Learn more about our Light Microscopy Service