The mission of our Research Core Facilities is to provide access to state-of-the-art equipment and technologies to enable scientists to tackle questions emerging at the interface between engineering and biology. The Research Core Facilities are operated by highly trained and experienced staff dedicated to assist researchers in planning and executing their projects and, through provided training, to disseminate accumulated expertise. Finally, the Research Core Facilities strive to continuously establish new techniques and methods to match future needs and demands of our scientific community with ever-evolving technological developments.
News from the Research Core Facilities
Service specialized in virus production and consultancy.
Using electron microscopes to explore the biological world.
A center of expertise in translational bioengineering with dedicated infrastructure and services, serving as a bidirectional bridge between the biomedical and EPFL research communities.
Offers competence and state of the art equipment in microscopy and image analysis.
Provides customized tools, data analysis and processing for domains such as: genomics, transcriptomics, metagenomics, cytometry, proteomics, web visualization and image analysis.
Provides assay development, screening infrastructure, chemical collections and know-how for the identification of bioactive hits and leads.
Provides state-of-the-art instrumentation, technical expertise and advice, training, and cell sorting service.
Provides a diverse set of tools for the functional and quantitative analysis of genomes and transcriptomes, down to single-cell resolution.
Provides competence, equipment and specialists for a large panel of histological preparations.
Provides identification and quantitative analysis of proteins and lipids through advanced mass spectrometry methodologies.
Provides expertise and instrumentation in protein sciences and integrative structural biology: protein production, purification, biophysical techniques, NMR, X-Ray crystallography and single particle EM.
Center of PhenoGenomics
The Center of Phenogenomics (CPG) contributes to research through tailored services in animal experimentation and ensures the welfare of laboratory animals in compliance with regulations and ethics. The CPG employs a highly qualified team of collaborators who promote and ensure use of best practice in animal research.