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LMCB - MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology

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The LMCB has a Laboratory Support Team that includes a laboratory manager and deputy, a stores manager and five laboratory assistants. The laboratory manager and deputy provide advice and support for laboratory health and safety, and assist research groups on the preparation and submission of notifications and risk assessments required for their research.
 
Services include:
  • maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment
  • maintenance of cryo-banks
  • provision of laboratory gas supplies and de-ionised water  
  • 24-hour monitoring of ultra-low temperature freezers
  • waste collection and autoclaving
  • laboratory plastic/glassware washing
  • sterilisation and media preparation
Core facilities and equipment include:
  • two primary tissue culture labs
  • dedicated radio-isotope laboratory
  • multi-use ACDP Biohazard Category 2 virus laboratory
  • state-of-the-art general lab equipment