Analytical and Research Services
UPLB is home to several facilities which can accept both private and public requests for research and analytical services on a paid basis.
These facilities mainly provide technical information and support services to the University's research and extension projects, and other clients such as private individuals and companies, non-government organizations, regulatory agencies, partner-research institutions, and students.
Some of our laboratories are accredited and recognized by organizations such as the Environmental Management Bureau - Department of Environment and Natural Resources (EMB-DENR), Food and Drug Administration - Department of Health (FDA-DOH), and Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) and the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) of the Department of Agriculture.
Listed below are twenty-seven (27) of these facilities, with their details such as contact information, capabilities and specialized equipment, and their respective schedule of fees.
Please take note that costings for the services may change without any notice. You are advised to contact the Laboratory In-Charge for the latest prices.
The BIOTECH Central Analytical Services Laboratory (CASL) performs routine chemical analyses, tests, modifies and standardizes analytical methods for applications to specific samples and develops new analytical techniques. Tt is recognized by the FDA-DOH, Environmental Management Bureau-Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (EMB-DENR), Bureau of Animal Industries (BAI) and Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) as a laboratory to assist regulatory agencies in product quality, monitoring and registration.
The only service laboratory in UPLB specializing in biological sample preparation (e.g. bacteria, plant and animal tissues) for ultrastructure analysis by scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy and light microscopy.
The laboratory conducts upstream and downstream process of fermentation including fermentation to produce biomass or metabolites (enzymes, protein, vaccines, organic acids, antibiotics, and others); biomass separation, concentration, purification and product formulation, among others.