Research support

The LRSV has several common research support services which intervene in different fields.

The interventions of these services in research projects are defined by ad hoc committees made up of staff from common services and researchers from different research teams.

Administration

Contacts

Computer Science

CONTACT

herve.rota(@)lrsv.ups-tlse.fr Hervé ROTA (CNRS engineer)

MISSIONS

Systems and networks administrator of the laboratory
Project manager
Information Systems Security Correspondent
Technical support and assistance
Webmaster

Dish
cleaning

contacts

Missions

Maintenance of laboratory dishes.

Recycling.

Preparation of common products used in molecular biology.

Stock management of certain products.

Sterilization of biological material and waste.

Preparation of media for microorganisms and plants.

Metrology (micropipettes, scales)

Store

contacts

Mission

Stock management of consumables and stationery.

Building –Maintenance

contact

mission

Technical maintenance

BioInformatics

Contacts

Missions

Design of scripts in various computer languages whose objectives are:

  • analysis of protein and nucleic acid sequences (including high throughput).
  • the management and creation of databases and their posting on the website.

Expertise

PowerEdge 6800 (64-bit Intel Xeon TM dual-core (dual-processor) / 8 GB RAM): high-performance computing, database support.

PowerEdge SC1420 (64-bit Intel Xeon TM dual-core / 6 GB RAM): Support for bioinformatics websites.

Connections

Access to the Bioinformatics Platform of the Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées Génopole (computing cluster): intensive computing, high speed, storage.
Link with the Genomics Platform of the Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées Génopole.

Microbiology

Contacts

Missions

Collection of microbial strains that may be of interest to the laboratory community.
Management and maintenance of common strains of bacteria and fungi.
Technical assistance and advice, one-off help on projects.
Preparation and provision of classic culture media for mushroom cultivation.
Preparation of the common stock of antibiotic solutions.
Maintenance of the range of hoods and PSM.
Production

Production

Provision of microorganisms constituting the common strains (research and teaching).

Culture

ContactS

The FR AIB Plant growth Service is in charge to produce plants for the LRSV. More information on this link:

Missions

https://www.fraib.fr/fraib_eng/Technological-platforms/Plant-growth-facilities

Facilities

The LRSV facilities consist of 14 climate-controlled cultivation rooms (centralized technical management or independent air conditioning):

• 10 “whole plant” cultivation rooms S1, S2, S3 and NS2.
• 4 rooms for in vitro cultures.
Two culture and harvest preparation laboratories are available to the teams.
The LRSV also uses the shared facilities of the FR3450 (2 culture rooms and 2 modules of the transgenic greenhouse

Sequencing

Contacts

Missions

Technical advice and support for:
Laboratory research activities using genomic and post-genomic approaches.
– Project sequencing (whole genome, BAC …)
– Expertise in quantitative PCR and transcriptome analysis
– Use of specialized equipment and robots from the Genomics Platform of the Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées Génopole.