High Throughput Robotics Facility

This facility consists of two highly specialised Genetix robots, Q-bot and MegaPix, that are able to perform a variety of liquid handling, colony picking and re-arraying (cherry picking) routines. Also available for general use, is a multi-mode plate reader – please refer to the Medical School Core Facilities website for further details.

MegaPix

Q-bot

Opened in 2002 by the vice chancellor Professor Robert F. Boucher CBE, FREng, the automated equipment was originally used in a research programme to identify novel regulatory proteins involved in inflammatory signal transduction.

For more details of the robotic equipment and services provided, please click on the following links: Q-bot MegaPix

For Further Information Contact:
Karen Holland/Luke Marsden
Telephone: 0114 226 1484
Email: k.holland@sheffield.ac.uk or l.marsden@sheffield.ac.uk