UCD
Biofilm Engineering Laboratory

Facilities

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Main Laboratory

The Biofilm Lab is located in the UCD School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering. It is very well equipped, modern facility with extensive bench space, fume hoods, laminar flow units, incubators, water purification systems. A range of membrane filtration systems for operation of RO, NF, UF and MF. Bioreactors and specialised biofilm cultivation systems (flow-cells, RDRs etc from Biosurface technologies), Microscopes: (visible and fluorescence),     Zeta potential (streaming potential) measurement equipment.

 

Core facilities

We have access to state-of-the-art core facilities including:

NIMAC (Nano Imaging and Material Analysis Centre)

Conway Institute core facilities

AFM