Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
What the facility does

Polymer biomaterials synthesis and characterization.

Area(s) of Expertise

Polymer and polymer biomaterials characterization facility.

Research Services

Polymer characterization, cell and tissue characterization

Sectors of Application
  • Chemical industries
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment

Description of function

Polymer Biomaterials For Regenerative Medicine

Mettler-Toledo DSC-1

Measures thermal properties of materials


Nicolet ATR-FTIR scanning microscope

Indicates the presence of chemical functional groups on material surfaces


Olympus FV1000  confocal laser scanning microscope

Allows detailed visualization of materials and cells


A real-time thermocycler (Roche LightCycler 480) and a Beckman Biomek 3000 liquid handling system

Gene expression analysis

  • Octane Group