Protocols and tutorials

This page is in development and will be populated with downloadable SOPs in due course.

Below you will find various SOPs related to molecular biology, microbiology and cell culture that are relevant to the PPF. We can also offer customised assisstance with protocols, please contact us for information.

Hard copies of our SOPs are available in the main PPF lab.


  • Passaging cells
  • Cell culture aliquoting - foetal calf serum/pen-strep/trypsin



  • Transformation of chemically competent cells
  • Preparing competent cells





  • Basic guide to using PyMOL