Services and facilities

Our state-of-the-art facilities provide a bespoke service for your research, training and consultation needs.

The lab team has a comprehensive variety of expertise which includes: 

  • DNA, RNA and protein extraction
  • PCR 
    • optimisation and trouble-shooting
    • difficult templates and/or 
    • long product fragments
    • preparation for next generation sequencing reactions
    • Real-Time PCR analysis
  • AFLPand RFLP
  • cloning
  • probe construction and labelling
  • DNA sequencing and analysis
  • molecular sample storage

 Laboratory support

All museum staff with a molecular FTE allocation are eligible for lab support on research projects. The LMT calls for applications bi-annually and you will receive an application form via e-mail. Or, download the form from the lab's online community (internal only). For assessment criteria contact the LMT.

  • vogletrix
    Sequencing

    The lab's sequencing team have over 20 years experience between them and are processing over 75,000 samples a year. Find out more about the bespoke sequencing services they offer.

  • Working in the labs
    Training

    The lab team has a comprehensive variety of expertise and we are happy to tailor teaching and training to your needs. Find out more about what we have to offer.

  • Molecular Biology Laboratories
    Equipment

    Find out what equipment is available for use in the molecular laboratories.

Commercial enquiries

For commercial interests please contact 

NHM Consulting

Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD
UK

Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 5816
Fax: +44 (0)20 7942 5841
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