Conducting research and obtaining external funding often requires access to advanced infrastructure. UBC offers many facilities that can improve your competitiveness.
Shared research infrastructure at UBC offers access to a variety of core facilities and tools including cutting-edge instrumentation, advanced technologies, and data processing and analysis.
Need to identify or locate a facility or service? Want to understand the capability of a specific instrument? Experts and research managers in the facilities listed below can provide the help you need.
For more information on shared research infrastructure at UBC, or to enquire about listing your facility, please contact Marie-Claude Fortin, Shared Infrastructure Manager.
UBC Shared Facilities
COMPUTING SERVICES FOR BIG DATA
Initial contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Gerald McGavin Building, 112A- 2386 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
RESEARCH WITH ANIMALS
Initial contact for ethical reviews: Lynn Macdonald
Initial contact for planning your research: https://animalcare.ubc.ca/planning-your-research
SEQUENCING AND BIOINFORMATICS
Initial contact: Sunita Sinha at email@example.com
Location: Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, 3124 – 2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
GREENING YOUR LAB
Initial contact information for Green Labs: Hannah Land at firstname.lastname@example.org
IMAGING FOR MATERIALS AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Initial Contact: Claire Atkinson, Miki Fujita, Jacob Kabel and Nancy Ford at http://imaginglabs.ubc.ca/contact-us/
Locations: Various locations across campus (Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, Life Sciences Building, Biosciences Building, Frank Forward Building).
CLEAN ROOM FOR MICRO AND NANO ELECTRONICS
The AMPEL Advanced Nanofabrication Facility offers services for microfabrication of microfluidics devices (for proteomics, DNA sequencing, lab-on-chip, cell cultures), photonics (photonic crystals, lasers, modulators), and nano-electronics (carbon nanotube devices, graphene electronics).
Initial contact: email@example.com
Location: Brimacombe Building, 2355 E Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
MASS SPECTOMETRY AND PROTEOMICS SERVICES
The Proteomics Core Facility offers training and services for fractionation, characterization of proteins, analysis and quantitative proteomics. It serves as a hub for protein research and houses mass spectrometers, HPLCs and other instrumentation. Sample drop off in person is available five days a week.
Initial contact: Jason Rogalski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Michael Smith Laboratories, 345-2125 East Mall, Vancouver, V6T 1Z4