The Micro and Molecular Biology Lab at the GSC has the best equipped installations in the Galápagos Islands.  The laboratory offers a number of services and provides the adequate infrastructure that allow us to carry out much of the research in situ. 

The services available are:

  • Genetic identification (DNA extraction and PCR)
  • Water quality analysis
  • Service of distilled water
  • Technical advice
  • Sampling, transport and storage of samples
  • Courses and training
    • Molecular techniques
    • Water chemistry & pathogens

For more information about services, please contact:

Leandro Vaca

GSC Lab Manager

Email: lvaca@usfq.edu.ec