Central Research Laboratories

The central research laboratories at the NHM Vienna comprise the Research Laboratory of Molecular Systematics ("DNA laboratory") as well as the ​​microanalysis facilities, which includes the Electron Microscope Analytical facilities and the Micro-CT.

In the laboratory of Molecular Systematics research projects in various evolutionary fields, including systematics, phylogeny, phylogeography, and population genetics are carried out. In addition, the DNA laboratory is also maintaining a DNA and tissue Collection with presently over 30,000 individual samples.

The section of ​​microanalysis comprises a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), an Electron Probe Micro Analyzer (EMPA) and a Micro-CT. The areas of application are the non-destructive imaging and analysis of a wide variety of solids from various areas of geosciences, biology, anthropology and prehistory.
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DNA laboratory
The DNA laboratory, the electron microscopy facilities, as well as the Micro-CT are available for all departments of the NHM Vienna for scientific and routine analyses. Contract research is also possible upon special agreement.