Environmental DNA Laboratory

The facilities in this lab enable research into environmental DNA, enabling us to extract and amplify DNA from a range of samples including seawater, sediments, lava flows and rocks and vegetation for tracing sediment movement and provenance and mineral processes, for understanding environmental change through time and for profiling diversity of vertebrates, plants and microbes.

Technical details

The lab is a restricted access clean lab and contains:

  • A PC computer
  • A Synergy HTX fluorescence plate reader with a microvolume plate
  • DNA e-Gel electrophoresis system
  • Eppendorf Master Cycler Pro gradient PCR machine
  • Water bath
  • Centrifuge
  • Micropipette sets
  • Autoclave
  • Fridge and Freezer

Contact us

For more information on this laboratory and its capabilities please contact:

ruth.reef@monash.edu
9905 8309

Location: 208, 13 Rainforest Walk Monash University, Clayton