Molecular Biology Facility (MBSU)


The Molecular Biology Service Unit (MBSU) is a central facility in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta, providing research support for a range of molecular biology techniques. Our goal is to provide access to equipment for experienced users and to provide a training environment in which researchers can acquire and use molecular biology techniques. Some of our services and equipment include:

  • Standard Sanger DNA Sequencing
  • Next Generation DNA Sequencing
  • Ion Torrent PGM
  • Illumina MiSeq Platform
  • Illumina NextSeq Platform
  • Quantitative Real Time PCR

The facility is for the primary use of Department of Biological Sciences. Users from other departments & faculties may utilize the facility. See access rules for more information.

Learn more about our equipment and our team.

Contact MBSU biombsu@ualberta.ca