Services available across various faculty locations.
|Histology||Biomedical Sciences Academic Centre||Medical building, level 2||Laura Leone|
Website: Biomedical Sciences Histology Facility
Histopathology & Organ Pathology Service (HOPS)
Anatomy & Neuroscience
Medical building, level 2 E236
Features: Full mouse histopathology examination, specialised animal pathology, digital histological slide imaging.
|Tissue culture||Anatomy & Neuroscience||Medical building||Richard Anderson||Website: A&N tissue culture|
|Melbourne Translational Genomics Platform (MTGP)||Pathology|
Medical Building, Level 7 West (W717)
Kym Pham, Tiffany Cowie
|Features: The Melbourne Translational Genomics Platform, located at the Centre for Translational Pathology, has evolved from the long-established client-focused Sanger sequencing service. Currently, it provides services for a number of different Sanger sequencing and next generation sequencing (NGS) capabilities. The Platform also operates a PacBio RS II system, housed in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.|
Website: Melbourne Translational Genomics Platform
|Small animal MRI facility||Florey Institute for Neuroscience and Mental Health||Florey Institue|
Dr Alan Connelly Ph: 9035 7002
|Features: 4.7 Tesla MRI|
Website: Small animal MRI facility
Access: Collaborative agreements (subsidised scanning costs) and fee-for-service.
|Integrative Neuroscience Facility||National Neuroscience Facility||Florey Institute||Features: The INF provides behavioural, anatomical, physiological and pharmacological assessments of animal models for neurobiological and psychological research and pre-clinical drug testing for industry.|
Website: INF Access: Fee-for-service
|Australian Genome Research Facility||The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research||WEHI, level 7||Matt Tinning||Features: DNA sequencing, genotyping, microarrays, agricultural genomic services, colony picking/gridding, SNP analysis bioinformatics.|
Website: AGRF Access: Fee-for-service
|MBC Flow Cytometry Facility||Melbourne Brain Centre|
Vanta Jameson, MBC Flow Cytometry Facility manager
Ph) 9035 8536
|Equipment: The MBC Flow Cytometry Facility has a technician-operated 5-laser Becton Dickinson FACSAria III sorter and a DIY 3-laser Beckman Coutler CyAn ADP analyser. A high-throughput, 2-laser Beckman Coulter HyperCyt is available off-site at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Also available are an epMotion liquid handling robot and a ViiA7 QRT PCR machine.|
|MRI computational facility||Centre for Neuroscience||E&EE, NICTA room||Neil Killeen||Access: By arrangement with Neil Killeen.|
|Electron microscopy facility||Pathology||Medical building, level 2, Pathology wing||Anna Friedhuber||Features: Transmission or scanning electron microscopy. Technical assistance, training and professional advice available.|
Website: Electron microscopy
|Metabolomics||Biochemistry & Molecular Biology||Bio21||Website: metabolomics|
|Media Preparation Unit||Microbiology and Immunology||Microbiology and Immunology, building 184, room 5.21||Elena Paraskeva/ Paula Mitchell Ph. 8344 5414/8344 3881|
Features: Extensive range of Bacteriological and Tissue Culture Media made to NATA (Biological) Certification specifications fully quality controlled.
|DMI Flow Cytometry Facility||Microbiology and Immunology||Microbiology and Immunology, building 184, room 409||Tina Luke / Angela Hind Ph. 9344 9937|
Features: Cell Analysers: Becton Dickinson FACS Caliburs, Canto's LSR11, Fortessa. Cell Sorters: Becton Dickinson FACSAria, Beckman Coulter Atrios.