Our fish facility holds a volume of over 70 cubic meters and can house both fresh and saltwater species. All systems are fully controllable for flow, temperature and daylength and include tank volumes from 3 liters to 4.5 cubic meters. We have a fully equipped molecular biology lab, a large plasmid library developed for efficient transgenesis in tilapia and a dedicated microinjection system for delivery of nucleic acids into fish eggs.

Instrumentation available for research includes

  • 96-well thermal cyclers for PCR

  • Microinjection system for transgenesis/ CRISPR

  • Stereomicroscopes

  • Fluorescent microscopes

  • Zebrafish rearing system

  • Hatching jar system

  • Grow-out tanks system

  • Real- time PCR  

  • Flow cytometer (core facility)

  • Leica SP8 confocal microscope (core facility)

  • Spinning-disc confocal microscope (core facility)

Gallery

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Small holding tanks

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4.5 cubic meters grow-out tanks

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Dedicated zebrafish system

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250-liter circular tanks

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Circular tank experimental system

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Microinjection system

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Molecular biology lab

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Hatching jar system

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Glass aquarium fish tanks

Leica DMLB epi-fluorescence microscope (core facility)

Leica SP8 confocal microscope (core facility)

Olympus IX 81 Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope (core facility)