Facilities – Department of Biology - University of Copenhagen

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The buildings include almost 1000m2 laboratory and office space in addition to the auditorium and a workshop.

The lab-facilities includes most appropriate modern experimental equipment in addition to

  • Flowcytometry
  • Molecular laboratory (RNA/DNA)
  • Bioimaging: Light-, transmission-, scanning-, confocal laser scanningmicroscopy and live imaging
  • Respirometry
  • Radio isotope facilities
  • Algae culture collection and copepod egg production
  • Recirculating seawater system with sandfilters, protein skimmers, ozone and uv and a capacity of 25 m3/h and 240 m3 in total. App. 30 psu and temperature controlled at 10 and 5 degrees celsius.
  • 2 large wetlabs for experimental work
  • climate rooms (2-25 degrees celsius)
  • 4 vessels/boats for research and collection including trawling- and dredging gear, coresampler, Van Veen sampler, CTD (SBE25), video and diving, 240V outlet and salt water pump.