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Research Support Facilities UBB

The Core Facility Research Support UBB encompass the units Imaging and Mass Spectrometry. Located in the University of Vienna Biology Building (UBB), this facility provides scientific services and support to all departments of the Faculty of Life Sciences.


Teaching Labs UBB

The Teaching Labs at the University of Vienna Biology Building are an outstanding facility for the practical training of students in the field of biology. These modern laboratories have first-class equipment and modern technologies to provide students with a comprehensive practical experience. The lab teaching team supports teaching staff and students.

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Animal Care UBB

The Animal Care UBB Core Facility coordinates the keeping of different animal species in the University of Vienna Biology Building (UBB). It serves the Departments of Behavioral and Cognitive Biology, Neuroscience and Developmental Biology, and Evolutionary Biology. The species range from insects and spiders to fishes, birds, and small mammals. The focus of the facility is on species-appropriate housing and high-quality care.

Vienna Micro-Computed Tomography Lab (μCT-Lab)

The Vienna Micro-Computed Tomography Lab (μCT-Lab) uses X-ray technology to produce 3D high-resolution scans of biological, medical, archaeological, art-historical, and technical research objects with a resolution between 2 and 80μm. This custom-built machine (VISCOM X8060 NDT) can handle objects from the size of a pinhead to large ones up to 250mm in diameter.

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The workshop of the Faculty of Life Sciences is led by Heinz Pfeiffer. Here, smaller and larger projects are carried out for the departments of the faculty, ranging from the development of tablet presses to the construction of animal enclosures. The workshop is equipped with modern equipment and machines that can support a wide range of work tasks.