Teaching and training
The lab team has a comprehensive variety of skills and we are happy to train people in any of our areas of expertise.
We offer assistance and advice to all staff as well as external enquiries.
Please note that Fees apply to all training except for Natural History Museum staff, their students and collaborators/scientific visitors.
To register your interest for any of our courses or training please get in touch.
We are happy to tailor teaching and training to your needs.
We currently run training for:
- undergraduate and postgraduate courses
- individual staff, scientific visitors and students studying at the Museum
Examples of our training include:
- Imperial College Molecular Systematics MSc practicals
- one-to-one training on general techniques and theory to staff and scientific visitors
- in-depth tutoring related to specific specimens on request
- personal service from the Museum Sequencing Facility for internal and external clients
- co-supervision of undergraduates, MSc, MRes, and PhD students who are studying at the Museum.
Feel free to download and use our training documents. If you do, please reference the following in any publication or presentation where it has been used: the named author, Molecular Laboratories, Natural History Museum, London.
- Imperial college molecular systematics MSc practicals PDF (66KB)
- A-level days for schools PDF (15KB)
- One-to-one training of molecular biology techniques PDF (1,258KB)
- Science Uncovered explaining cards PDF (1,097KB)
- DIY DNA extraction from a strawberry (as used in our kids events) PDF (98KB)
These resources do not include health and safety information. Contact your local health and safety representative.