Facilities and Services


Nuclear Magnetic Resonance


The Department is well equipped with high field NMR spectrophotometers which enable superior levels of sensitivity and resolution...


X-Ray Crystallography

X-Ray Crystallography

The X-ray facilities at the Department provide users with the necessary infrastructure, including a home source X-ray generator and various liquid handling robotics, to allow researchers to prepare protein crystals, screen crystals & collect data in house...


Electron Microscopy

Electron Microscopy

LISCB hosts a Midlands Regional cryo-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM) Facility. The Facility sits at the centre of a Midlands Ecosystem with feeder instruments located in the Universities of Warwick, Birmingham, Nottingham and locally in Leicester...


Core Biotechnology Services

Core Biological Services 2.1

Members of the Department have access to the wide range of facilities and support which is offered by Core Biotechnology Services (CBS) at the University of Leicester, these include...



Biophysical Instrumentation and Anaerobic facilities

Glovebox SF ER

The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology has excellent facilities for the characterisation of macromolecules and their biomolecular interactions.


Technologies & Expertise

At Leicester researchers are actively developing and making use of specialist and cutting-edge technologies & methodologies.

Chemical Biology

Chemical Biology 2.1

Chemical biology expertise at Leicester covers a broad range of synthetic capabilities and physical measurement methodologies


Super Resolution Microscopy

Super Resolution Microscopy 2.0

Researchers at Leicester are developing cutting-edge super-resolution localisation microscopy. This technology breaks the fundamental diffraction...


Scientific computational infrastructure

Scientific Computational Infrastructure 2.1

The Department has a dedicated computational expert, Dr TJ Ragan, to support and develop scientific computing and computational infrastructure...


NMR Data analysis software (CCPN)

NMR Data Analysis Software 2.1

The Collaborative Computational Project for NMR (CCPN) is an international consortium of 28 partners which is working to provide the tools...



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Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

T: +44(0)116 229 7038
E: MolCellBiol@le.ac.uk

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