Food Safety, Environment and Genetics: Equipment

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The division of Food Safety, Environment and Genetics at Matís operates some of Iceland´s most advanced laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.  Listed below is a non-exhaustive selection of the equipment that we operate. If you have a question regarding the use or availability of equipment and procedures, whether or not they are listed below, then please contact the relevant research group leader.

The full capability map for Matís can be found here.

 Chemistry                                                                                                         Dr. Helga Gunnlaugsdóttir
 Genetics and Genomic Analysis                                                          Dr. Anna Kristín Danielsdóttir
 96 & 384 well PCR blocks
 Stratagene Mx3005P & Mx3000P Q-PCR
 ABI 3730 DNA analyser
 Roche 454 GS FLX+ next-generation sequencer
 Beckman Coulter Biomek 2000 laboratory automation robot
 HP Z800 (48 Gb 1333MHz DDR3 ECC RAM) Workstation
 Microbiology                                                                                                            Dr. Viggó Marteinsson
Stratagene Mx3005P & Mx3000P Q-PCR 
Flow cytometry FACS Aria II
Probiotics Aquaculture
Risk Assessment                                                                                              Dr. Helga Gunnlaugsdóttir
 QALIBRA software (
 Database of contaminants in seafood
 Icelandic food composition data (ISGEM database for nutrients and heavy metals)