• Controlled Environment Climate Chambers

    Controlled Environment Climate Chambers

    Within UPSC, we have a number of climate chambers available for controlled environment studies. These include 7 “walk-in” climate chambers on floor 2 and 8 “walk-in” climate chambers on floor 3, within the new high security growth facility. There are

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  • Tree Genome Programs at UPSC

    Tree Genome Programs at UPSC

    Populus Genome Programme & Spruce Genome ProjectThe Populus Genome Program is a part of SCTFG (Swedish Center for Tree Functional Genomics) and is the most comprehensive tree genome program in the world. The collaborating partners are Umeå Plant Science Center

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  • UPSC Bioinformatics Platform

    UPSC Bioinformatics Platform

    The UPSC Bioinformatics facility centralises bioinformatics competences, offering a range of bioinformatics services as well as conducting its own bioinformatics related research and participating in wider collaborative projects. The facility also delivers local bioinformatics training i and contributes to international

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  • Swedish Metabolomics Centre

    Swedish Metabolomics Centre

    Swedish Metabolomics Centre is a collaboration between Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Umeå University and Chalmers University of Technology. Since 2016, Swedish Metabolomics Centre is a part of SciLifeLabhttp://www.swedishmetabolomicscentre.se/

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  • Somatic Embryogenesis and Transformation Platform

    Somatic Embryogenesis and Transformation Platform

    "The SE lab"The laboratory for somatic embryogenesis and genetic transformation ("the SE lab") was established as a technical platform at UPSC in 2009. The primary function of the platform is to test candidate genes in Norway spruce (Picea abies) that

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  • Poplar Transgenics Facility

    Poplar Transgenics Facility

    Because of the long generation time and obligatory out- crossing of most trees, reverse genetic approaches are the only realistic alternative for the analysis of gene functions in trees. UPSC scientists were among the first in the world to be

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  • UPSC Genomics Lab

    UPSC Genomics Lab

    IntroductionGenetics laboratory at UPSC is a facility meant to be a resource for all those working in the UPSC Community. We can perform various jobs in plant molecular biology such as DNA and RNA preparations, PCR, cloning, qPCR. We can

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  • Proteomics Facility

    Proteomics Facility

    Scientific coordinator: Gunnar Wingsle, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Contact: Thomas Kieselbach, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The proteomic platform is a part of the Umeå Protein Analysis (UPA) Facility that was initiated in 2003 and provides infrastructure for research in protein science and proteomics. The facility is

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  • Microscopy Facility

    Microscopy Facility

    The microscopy facilities at UPSC include a broad range of equipment for sample preparation, subsequent analysis and image acquisition.Available equipment:1. Microscopes Three Zeiss Axioplan (fluorescence) microscopes with digital camera systems Stereomicroscopes, one with fluorescence 2. Confocal laser scanning microscopes (CSLM)

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  • Plant Cell Wall and Carbohydrate Analysis

    Plant Cell Wall and Carbohydrate Analysis

    The UPSC Plant Cell Wall and Carbohydrate Analytical Facility is dedicated to plant cell wall researches, which is an important aspect in UPSC. Equip­ment and competence for applying a large range of standard methods have been established with various sample

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  • Databases & Software

    Databases & Software

    Databases at UPSC PopulusDB - Discontinued - use popgenie PopTF DB - Cloning of full length poplar transcription factor cDNAs and expression in Populus PopGenIE - PopGenIE facilitates the exploration of genes and gene function in Populus Congenie - facilitates the exploration of genes and

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