Food Mycology Laboratory

Université Laval, Québec, Québec
What the facility does

Research on useful and harmful food yeasts and moulds

Areas of expertise

Our laboratory focuses on food yeasts and moulds. We are specifically interested in studying their roles during cheese ripening. 

Research services

Identification of yeasts and moulds

Sectors of application
  • Agriculture, animal science and food
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment


Beackman Coulter Avanti J-E floor-model centrifuge

Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast Real-Time PCR system

Laminar flow cabinets

Labconco FreeZone 1 freeze dry system

Eppendorf epMotion 5075 automated pipetting system

Olympus BX61 motorized optical microscope

BioTek Powerwave XS2 microplate reader

Eppendorf Mastercycler ep Gradient S thermal cycler

ThermoScientific Genesys 20 spectrophotometer

Eppendorf Vacufuge Plus vacuum centrifuge/concentrator

Eppendorf 4517R table centrifuge

Eppendorf Thermomixer R and ThermoStat Plus thermostatic block heaters

UVP Laboratory Products HL-2000 HybriLinker hybridization oven

Norlake Scientific controlled temperature and humidity incubator

Two New Brunswick Innova44 rotary incubator shakers

Two ThermoScientific Forma -86C ULT freezers