Department of Biological and Medical Sciences

Specialist Services and Consultancy

  • We offer high quality services to suit the needs of our clients. If you would like advice or further details on any of the services listed below please follow the individual links.

  • Services

    • BioImaging Unit

      Oxford Brookes Centre for Bioimaging

      A core facility based in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. Our unit has a wide range of light and electron microscopes, as well as fully-equipped electron microscopy sample preparation labs. We also have dedicated workstations for 3D image analysis. Our expertise lies in high-resolution live cell imaging and 3D electron microscopy.

    • CSI


      CSI:Oxfordshire is an outreach project hosted by the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University and sponsored by Bio-Rad and the Oxford Brookes Student Community Fund.

  • Consultancies

    • Chris Microscope

      Oxford Brookes Microscopy Consultancy

      This consultancy offers a full range of services in light, confocal, scanning and transmission electron microscopy.

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      Environmental Information Exchange

      The Environmental Information Exchange (EiE) is a not-for-profit group that supports the environmental aspirations of organisations in Oxfordshire and the South East of England by raising awareness of the practical actions they can take and facilitating their implementation. EiE works with local authorities, national government, partner groups, and charitable trusts to engage a wide range of organisations on environmental issues. EiE works with Oxford Brookes University through the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences to deliver the University's environmental goals in the local community.

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      Freshwater Habitats Trust

      Freshwater Habitats Trust is an evidence-based conservation charity using scientific research and practical action to safeguard freshwater habitats and their wildlife.

  • Spin out companies

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      Oxford Expression Technologies

      This is a spin out company based in the Department and offers a high quality and rapid service to produce and characterise recombinant baculoviruses for high level expression of recombinant proteins in insect cells. A range of kits are available based around the baculovirus technology

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      Oxfordshire Bioscience Network

      Has spun out from the Department and is now based at Milton Park, Didcot. The Network promotes biotechnology business and research enterprise across Oxfordshire. It provides a range of services to facilitate networking and communication, providing a gateway service that partners industry, academia, research and service providers to ensure continued sector growth and sustainability.

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      A company specialising in mobile applications for recording information in the field, span out of this unit in 2007.