Formerly the Genome Manipulation Laboratory (GML), the Cell Manipulation Facility is a research facility at the University of Guelph, dedicated to enhancing research capabilities in cell manipulation.
Dr. Jim Squires
Dept of Animal Biosciences
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 53928
There are 15 labs dedicated to a variety of activities, covering over 3000 square feet of space. The facility operates independently on a cost recovery basis for use of equipment and space.
- Manipulation of DNA and RNA
- PCR / Thermocycler
- Microscopy and image analysis
- Inverted or upright scopes with Openlab Computer Imaging System
- GML Imaging System - Both Scopes
- GML Imaging System with Linda TR
- Computerized sperm motility analysis CASA Sperm Motility
- Cryopreservation of semen and embryos Straw Filler and Cold Bench
- Cold bench
- Straw filler / cell freezer
- Flow cytometry (available through Dr Julang Li)
- FACS Calibur
- Tissue culture
- 3 culture capable labs with incubator and biosafety cabinet
- 2 culture capable labs with incubator and clean bench GML Clean Bench Cell Culture Lab
- 2 wet labs with a clean bench GML Clean Bench
- 1 wet lab with rentable bench space GML Wet Lab Bench
- Microinjection, nuclear transfer and cell cloning
- Inverted scope with micromanipulation capabilities
- Other available equipment:
- 3 centrifuges with variable rotors
- 2 bench top autoclaves
- BTX manipulator
- Water baths
- Liquid Nitrogen dewars
- Variety of upright, inverted and dissection microscope
News & Announcements
- U of G Ghost Walk Happy Halloween!
- College Idol 2014 Happy Halloween!
- APS Sept. 2014 BBQ Fun!
- OAC Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award Goes to Dr. Andy Robinson
- Congratulations to Dr. Trevor DeVries for receiving the Lellemand Animal Nutrition Award for his work in dairy
- Congratulations to department members for recent awards at CSAS
- Pick a dept BBQ day!
2018/03/23 - 1:15pm to 2:25pm
2018/04/20 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
2018/05/18 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
2018/06/15 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
2018/07/20 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm