What is it used for?

Microfluidics is being used in various applications, including time-lapse studies of cell populations, selection of single cells, ageing studies, and investigations of stress responses.


  • Harrick Plasma Tabletop Plasma Cleaner
  • Hot plate
  • Vacuum degasser and pump
  • Syringe pumps
  • Walker Class II microbiological safety cabinet
  • Fluigent MFCS-EZ flow control equipment
  • CellASIC ONIX Microfluidic perfusion system

Access to soft lithography facilities within the Physics department.

Example of how the WISB community are using microfluidics

Time-lapse microscopic imaging at the single cell level (PI McCarthy)

WISB has been funded by the above bodies