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

Molecular Biology Core Facilities

Sample Quality Assessment

  • Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer

  • Invitrogen Qubit 2.0 Fluorometer

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Nanodrop Spectrophotometers               


  • Amaxa Nucleofector II


    Gene Expression Profiling, Analysis and Genotyping

  • Illumina iScan Microarray System

  • Life Technology QuantStudio 12K Flex qPCR

  • Bio-Rad QX200 Droplet Digital PCR System


    Multiplex Biomolecule Detection

  • BioRad Bioplex-200 Bead-based Suspension Array 
  • System

    Imaging System

  • Bio-Rad ChemiDoc MP Imaging System

  • Data Analysis

  • FlowJo Analysis software


    Cell Biology Core Facilities

    Cell Selection

  • BD FACSAria Fusion Flow Cytometry Cell Sorter

  • Lecia LMD7000 Laser Micro-dissector


    Cell Culturing

  • Cell Culturing Facilities


    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:

    Miss Carol SZETO
    Tel: (852) 3763 6004
    Address: Room 804, 8/F Li Ka Shing Medical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong