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Conservation Genetics Laboratory

The Conservation Genetics Laboratory, a new facility at SACON established during 2016-17, is furnished with various equipment to conduct basic molecular analysis on contemporary samples (e.g. tissue, scat, blood, saliva, feathers). The facilities  include a 96-well gradient thermocycler with a Mini Satellite System to attach additional machines, PCR workstation, micro-centrifuge (Compact, strip tube and single PCR tube holders, 14,000 rpm), desktop centrifuge (for 24, 1.5-2.0 ml tubes, 14000 rpm,zx non-refrigerated), two sets of micro-pipettes, electrophoresis unit (Horizontal, middle sized with gel bed dimensions of 14 cm * 10 cm), UPS (minimum 2 hour backup, 115 V or 230 V, 50-60 Hz), Transilluminator for visualising agarose gels, three -20oC deep freezers (one vertical 100L capacity and two horizontal (top-lid) with 345L and 500L capacities) for storage of samples, chemicals and DNA.A five day workshop in Conservation Genetics is scheduled from the 5th to 9th June 2017.

For further details please go to: http://www.sacon.in/conservation-genetics-workshop/