The Bioanalytical Techniques Unit (BAT) is a service unit which counts with high-performance instrumentation and facilities to match a wide range of analytical measurements together with relevant sample preparation techniques at disposal for all CIAL departments.

It provides technical support to the CIAL research groups partly through maintenance of laboratories and equipment, partly as a direct analytical support according to catalogue.

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The unit is composed by two biosafety level 2 laboratories (microbiology and cell cultures) with auxiliary media preparation and decontamination areas, a Bioanalytical Techniques Laboratory and four auxiliary equipment areas. The staff is presently composed of the head of unit and two technicians.

The following tasks are performed by the unit: