• Plant Growth Facilities at UPSC and SLU Umeå

    Plant Growth Facilities at UPSC and SLU Umeå

    Researchers at UPSC have access to UPSC’s own growth facility but also to the growth facility that belongs to SLU in Umeå. UPSC’s Growth Facility UPSC has a number of different growth rooms, cabinets and climate chambers that allow plant

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  • UPSC Bioinformatics Platform

    UPSC Bioinformatics Platform

    The UPSC Bioinformatics facility centralises bioinformatics competences, offering a range of bioinformatics services as well as conducting its own bioinformatics related research and participating in wider collaborative projects. The facility also delivers local bioinformatics training i and contributes to international

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  • Swedish Metabolomics Centre

    Swedish Metabolomics Centre

    Swedish Metabolomics Centre is a collaboration between Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Umeå University and Chalmers University of Technology. Since 2016, Swedish Metabolomics Centre is a part of SciLifeLabhttp://www.swedishmetabolomicscentre.se/

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  • Poplar Transgenics Facility

    Poplar Transgenics Facility

    Because of the long generation time and obligatory out- crossing of most trees, reverse genetic approaches are the only realistic alternative for the analysis of gene functions in trees. UPSC scientists were among the first in the world to be

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  • Spruce Transformation Facility

    Spruce Transformation Facility

    The primary function of the facility is to test candidate genes in the conifer model species Norway spruce. The facility offers services for all groups at UPSC that wish to test their research findings in conifers.

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  • Microscopy Facility

    Microscopy Facility

    The microscopy facilities at UPSC include a broad range of equipment for sample preparation, subsequent analysis and image acquisition.Available equipment:1. Microscopes Three Zeiss Axioplan (fluorescence) microscopes with digital camera systems Stereomicroscopes, one with fluorescence 2. Confocal laser scanning microscopes (CSLM)

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  • Biopolymer Analytical Platform

    Biopolymer Analytical Platform

    The Biopolymer Analytical Platform (former UPSC Plant Cell Wall and Carbohydrate Analytical Facility) has been an official KBC facility since 2018 and is dedicated to research on cell walls of terrestrial and aquatic plants, and biopolymer materials among KBC groups.Equip­ment

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  • Databases & Software

    Databases & Software

    Databases at UPSC PopulusDB - Discontinued - use popgenie version 1 PopTF DB - Cloning of full length poplar transcription factor cDNAs and expression in Populus PopGenIE - PopGenIE facilitates the exploration of genes and gene function in Populus Congenie - facilitates the exploration of

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