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Core Facilities

Core Facilities at the Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences (LiHS)

The Core Facilities at the Institute serves as a centralised station supporting the needs of researchers at the University and to provide a wide range of services, including the following:

  • Molecular Biology Core Facilities
  • Cell Biology Core Facilities
  • Cell Therapy Laboratory


Molecular Biology Core Facilities

Sample Quality Assessment

  • Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer

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  • Invitrogen Qubit 2.0 Fluorometer

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  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Nanodrop Spectrophotometers

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    Transfection

  • Amaxa Nucleofector II

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    Gene Expression Profiling, Analysis and Genotyping

  • Affymetrix GeneChip Microarray System

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  • Illumina iScan Microarray System

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  • Life Technology QuantStudio 12K Flex qPCR

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    DNA Sequencing and Gene Scanning

  • Applied Biosystem 3130xl Genetic Analyzer

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    Multiplex Biomolecule Detection

  • BioRad Bioplex-200 Bead-based Suspension Array System

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    Data Analysis

  • Illumina GenomeStudio 2.0

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  • Transcriptome Analysis Console (TAC)

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  • FlowJo Analysis software

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    Cell Biology Core Facilities

    Cell Selection

  • BD FACSAria Fusion Flow Cytometry Cell Sorter

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  • Lecia LMD7000 Laser Micro-dissector

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    Cell Imaging

  • Leica TCS SP8 Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope

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    Cell Culturing

  • Cell Culturing Facilities

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    The Core Laboratory welcomes large projects and will be happy to discuss experimental design and cost management with investigators.

    For details of charges and services, please contact the Core Laboratory:

    Ms. Carol Szeto / Mr. Matthew Chau
    Tel: (852) 3763 6043
    Email: lihscore@cuhk.edu.hk
    Address: Room 504-505, 5/F Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong