Biomedical research laboratory facilities

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:

  • 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. 

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Derriford Research Facility (DRF)

Opened in October 2017, ITSMED’s new, state-of-the-art Derriford Research Facility (DRF) headquarters, represents a landmark investment by the University of Plymouth in to its biomedical and clinical research infrastructure.

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 University of Plymouth 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

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