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Welcome to the Bioscience Technology Facility

Providing access to technology and research services for the biosciences.

"The Bioscience Technology Facility provides open access to technology and research services for the biosciences in academia and industry. Our unique facility allows access and support to a wide range of technologies and expertise in an integrated manner that can help drive forward your research efficiently and cost effectively.

Our clients include research groups from within our own University, many external universities throughout the world, and an array of commercial enterprises of all sizes. Explore how the Technology Facility will benefit your research today!"

Dr Peter O'Toole, Director

Our facilities and services

We offer a wide range of expert support, services and equipment  that can benefit you and your organisation. 

Discover our facility

If you're a member of staff or research student at the University of York, get all the information you need about acessing our facilities and services.

Information for York Users

York Users can also book our Facility.

Link to booking system

Courses and events

We run courses and events in York during the year, across imaging and cytometry, genomics and gene expression technologies.

Learn more about our courses and upcoming events, and book your place.

Get information about our courses

Our services

We provide an integrated package of expertise and technologies to drive forward your research and development.

Imaging and Cytometry

The Imaging and Cytometry Laboratory provides access to a state-of-the-art technology facility.


The Genomics laboratory provides expert support, advice, training, and service provision for a wide range of genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic applications.

Metabolomics and Proteomics

We provide a range of mass spectrometry-based services using the comprehensive suite of instrumentation available in the Centre of Excellence in Mass Spectrometry.

Molecular Interactions

Quantitative characterisation of macromolecules and their interactions is the remit of the Molecular Interactions Laboratory.

Protein Production

Benefit from our state-of-the-art services and excellent facilities in our Protein Production lab.

Data Science

The Data Science Hub provides a wide variety of data science services to a range of customers from both academia and industry.