Laboratory Automation (2007): Our Biomek NX is used to purify RNA/DNA from samples and also to setup a range of assays in the lab. The precision of the 'robot' is greater than human pipetting and allows us to massively increase the throughput of sample processing.
Schematic diagram of the large human airways.
A pellet of E.coli containing a plasmid expressing a pink fluorescent protein.
Light microscope image of a human airway liquid interface cultures. Dark patches are mucous.
Proposed 3D model of the CFTR protein.
DNA fragments being cut from an agarose gel exposed to UV.
E.coli from a large scale industrial production of our clinical trial plasmid pGM169.
A cake that only some of us got to enjoy!
Purifying mRNA from tissue samples.
A CFTR Western blot, to confirm protein production in cell culture.
Sheep lung parenchyma (cell nuclei blue) transduced with an adenoviral vector (green).
Human airway liquid interface cultures transduced with a lentivirus expressing Luciferase.
A frozen vial of GL67A (left) and a frozen vial of pGM169 plasmid DNA (right)
Large scale lentivirus production in suspension culture.
Pellets of DNA following precipitation.
Mouse lung large airway (cell nuclei blue) transduced with an adenoviral vector (green).