Biomolecular Research Facility

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Biomolecular Research Facility

The Biomolecular Research Facility provides a range of services for analyzing DNA, peptides and proteins using instruments and expertise not available to individual laboratories. The facility has current instrumentation for the services it provides.

Individual services are described below. The Facility is located on the first floor of Jordan Hall (old section), opposite Primary Care, phone 434.924.2356.

The Facility operates on a fee for service basis, detailed in the section on rates. The Cancer Center may provide a copayment to reduce the cost of services to its members. Rates for outside clients are higher. In addition to user fees, the Facility is supported by School of Medicine and receives grants for instrumentation from the state Equipment Trust Fund and NIH, and the School of Medicine. The mass spectrometry laboratory was started and supported for several years by a grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation.

Serviced are grouped in three areas: