Core Facilities & Services

Susan Armstrong

The Temerty Faculty of Medicine supports the research community on the technical aspects of research, from genomics and proteomics to occupational hygiene and safety.

Core Facilities

Central Sterilization Services (CSS) High capacity core facility providing glass-washing, laundry and sterilization services for research laboratories. Provision of ice machines and water filtration systems in the Medical Sciences Building.

Combined Containment Level 3 (C-CL3) Unit Facilities and regulatory program for research with infectious biological agents that require high containment infrastructure and operational approaches

Diet, Digestive tract & Disease (3D) Facility Cell-based assays, biochemical assays, cellular and small animal in-vivo time lapse and 3D imaging in full level 2 biosafety containment.

Division of Comparative Medicine  The Faculty's animal care program.

Faculty of Medicine Flow Cytometry Facility 5 analyzers (3 to 5 lasers each) and 3 cell sorters allowing multiparameter analysis and cell sorting.

Microscopy Imaging Lab  Cryo-TEM, electron, fluorescence and scanning electron microscopy.

MedStore Preferred supplier dedicated to providing the Toronto medical research community with expert knowledge and professional service. 


Other Technical Resources

Enivronmental Health and Safety (EHS) - Ensuring that an environmentally responsible, safe and healthy work, research and study environment exists at the University of Toronto.

H.E.P.A. Filter Services Inc. - Biosafety Cabinet Testing