Cold-Ocean Deep-Sea Research Facility (CDRF)
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The Cold-Ocean Deep-Sea Research Facility (CDRF) at the Ocean Sciences Centre provides researchers with access to state of the art infrastructure and equipment for the study of aquatic organisms, especially those from the cold waters of the Arctic and North Atlantic oceans.
Those interested in conducting research at the CDRF are encouraged to contact the facility manager Cassandra Gardner for more information.
AQUATIC CONTAINMENT AND HABITATS
Aquatic containment level 3 labs for the study of diseases in aquaculture. Recirculating Aquabiotech aquaria.
Selection of brightfield and epi fluorescent microscopes, Nikon A1R Confocal, Phenom Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and Zeis Axioscan digital slide scanner.
Our fluorescence activated cell sorter (FACS) is a BD Special Order based on the Aria platform. It is used for analysis or sorting of cells, viruses and other small organisms based on scatter and fluorophore detection gates.
Environmental Effects Monitoring for fish heath. Flow cytometry based fish health assays.