Cell and Molecular Biology Facility

Cell and Molecular Biology Facility

Updated June 13, 2019

The Cell and Molecular Biology Core Facility is located in DV3092B and 3092K. The aim of this facility is to provide shared resources of equipment and services related to DNA, RNA and protein research for the UTM research community, including faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduate research students. We will be adding equipment to enhance the facility based on needs and demands.


  • The facility can be accessed via key codes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – please contact core facility technician to obtain the code.
  • Core facility technician will be available Monday to Friday, 8:45am to 5pm.

Contact Information:

Xin Zhao
Core Facility Technician
The Office of Vice-Principal, Research, Room HSC334
University of Toronto Mississauga
Tel: 905-569-4270
Email: xin.zhao@utoronto.ca

Facility Services:

A number of customized services and technical supports are available by contacting core facility technician, such as basic molecular biology technique training, DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, subcloning and protein purification, etc. Fees will be associated with some services. The time commitment for such services will be discussed and will be based on a cost of $ 30/ hour (plus the cost of materials) for internal researchers. Please contact Xin Zhao to get a quote.

Facility Equipment: