Facility centres

Biomedical Imaging Research Unit


Formal category: Facility Centre

Hosted by: School of Medical Sciences

Established: 1995

Purpose: The Biomedical Imaging Research Unit (BIRU) provides research infrastructure and support and is dedicated to the advancement of research in biomedical imaging, and to fostering the development of innovative imaging technologies. The unit offers a range of imaging modalities with individualised training.

Last annual report: 2008

Homepage: Biomedical Imaging Research Unit

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Centre for Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging


Formal category: Facility Centre

Hosted by: Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Established: 2004

Purpose: The centre has a strong focus on high-end clinical research MRI imaging.

Last annual report: 2008

Homepage: Centre for Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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Centre for Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics


Formal category: Facility Centre

Hosted by: School of Biological Sciences

Established: 2005

Purpose: The University of Auckland Centre for Genomics and Proteomics is a hub for research and teaching of Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics. We undertake DNA sequencing, genotyping and gene expression analysis, as well as a full range of proteomic and mass spectrometric services including 2-D electrophoresis, HPLC, small molecule elucidation peptide mass fingerprinting, sequencing and quantitative proteomics.

Last annual report: 2008

Homepage: Centre for Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics

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Research Centre for Surface and Materials Science


Formal category: Facility Centre

Hosted by: Faculty of Engineering

Established: 1988

Purpose: The Centre focuses on materials characterisation in terms of composition and structure from the very near surface to the bulk of materials.

Last annual report: 2008

Homepage: Research Centre for Surface and Materials Science

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