Science Facilities

ASTRID

Advanced Structural Biology for
Re-emerging Infectious Diseases 


ASTRID supports research into the structural analysis of proteins and protein-protein interactions through a group of shared facilities and equipment.

 

 

Biofactorial High-Throughput Biology Facility 

Biofactorial is equipped with high-throughput automation infrastructure, including for liquid handling and dispensing, plate reading, cell plating, colony picking, and library preparation for sequencing, and additionally provides access to metagenomic and chemical compound libraries for screening.

 

 

 

 

 

LSI IMAGING

Life Sciences Institute Imaging

LSI IMAGING provides access to state-of-the-art equipment for super resolution and confocal microscopy, high content imaging, live cell imaging, and analysis software. Users benefit from expert training and support on all instrumentation.

 

 

FINDER

The Facility for Infectious Disease and
Epidemic Research

FINDER is a 6,700-sq-ft containment level 3 facility offering self-contained suites for microbiology, proteomics, imaging, flow cytometry, and freezer storage, to support research in bacterial and viral infectious diseases, and development of vaccines
and therapeutics for risk group 3 pathogens.

 

 

HRMEM

High Resolution Macromolecular
Cryo-Electron Microscopy


HRMEM provides researchers with resources for high-resolution cryo-electron microscopy, including Talos, Glacios, and Krios microscopes, and equipment for sample preparation.

 

 

 

 

CDM

Centre for Diseaes Modelling

CDM is part of the UBC Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP),  a University-wide program and covers all UBC persons who work with animals in research and teaching.

 

 

 

For more information on Scientific Facilities and Core Services in the Life Sciences Institute: https://lsi.ubc.ca/resources/facilities/