Faculty of Biological Sciences

Mrs Laura Wilkinson Hewitt

BSc MBiol, Leeds
Research Technician
School of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Contact:  Astbury 9.108f, +44(0) 113-343-7382, email address for  

I am the Research Technician in Protein Purification for the Protein Production Facility. The Leeds PPF is a dedicated recombinant DNA and recombinant protein core Research Facility, found on level 9 of the Astbury building. As facility technician, I liaise with academics, research groups and users of the facility to provide assistance and training with our specialist equipment, such as the Hamilton Star liquid handling robot and EVOS fluorescence microscope. I provide support to facility users and perform techniques and protocols as appropriate including vector design, molecular cloning, cell culture, protein purification and protein analysis using SDS-PAGE and western blotting. I assist with the day-to-day running of the facility, maintenance of lab equipment and upkeep of biological stocks.

Please follow the link for more information about the PPF

http://www.fbs.leeds.ac.uk/facilities/protein/