The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) offers a range of core facilities to serve internal and external users.
The mission of the technology platforms is to accelerate research by providing:
- access to state-of-the-art technologies and instrumentation
- top-level scientific expertise and the training necessary to promote cutting-edge research
The platforms are dedicated to helping investigators achieve their research objectives.
The technology platforms operate on a fee-for-service basis. Technology Platforms Usage Pricing
How to use the technology platforms?
The technology platforms supported by the RI-MUHC use web-based iLab Solutions Core Facility Management software. Users must sign up for an iLab account in order to request platform services, schedule equipment use or training.
A state-of-the-art, multi-pod facility for studies of tuberculosis, influenza and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Structure-based drug design, synthesis and analytical support to discover promising new therapeutics.
Accelerating disease research via specimen processing to visualize biological structures and molecules within tissues.
Creating new research opportunities through advances in cell sorting and analytical flow cytometry.
High-resolution and super-resolution microscopy to drive advances in biomedical research.
Advanced instrumentation and streamlined bioinformatics to identify and quantify proteins, and to detect biomolecular changes in health and disease.
A comprehensive technology suite for non-invasive imaging of animal models to create holistic pictures of diseases.