New technological solutions to enhance Biocenter Oulu services - AutoBioCat


  • Project leader: Biocenter Oulu
  • Project time: 01.04.2018-31.05.2020
  • Funding: ERDF, other public funding, companies. ERDF funding from the Council of Oulu region: development part 66 502 and investment part 598 500 €
  • Project aim: Development of research infrastructure to high throughput level and enable automatisation of biomolecular analysis for catalysis of research and R&D cooperation. Infrastructure will be placed under three core services: biocomputing and bioinformatics, protein crystallography and proteomics and protein analysis
  • Contact person: Project manager Outi Lampela

R&D infrastructure

Bio-Layer Interferometry

Interaction between molecules.
Quantification of analyte.
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Acoustic dispenser

Transfer of small nanoliter volumes of liquid to a surface without contact.

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Analysis and prediction of measurements and design of experiments.


Protein stability.
Signal from the protein, no external dye.

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Liquid handling workstation

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R&D services

Testing and development of bioanalytical methods for research and commercial use. Expertise in instrument usage, study design and consulting of research plans.

Services will be developed under core services:

For examples and further details on services and prices please see individual core pages.


February 28th, 2020
Research Infrastructure user afternoon
13:00-15:30,  H1091, Aapistie 3, Kontinkangas, Dentopolis
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Registration by 24th: outi.lampela (at)

February 25th, 2019
Differential scanning fluorimetry instrument user training
10:00-15:00 F121A, Aapistie 7, Kontinkangas
contact: outi.lampela (at)

October 30th, 2019
Acoustic liquid dispenser user training and technology presentation (12.30-14.30)
9:30-15:30 L101A, Aapistie 7, Kontinkangas
contact: outi.lampela (at)

September 6th, 2019
Differential scanning fluorimetry (DSF) instrument demo.
9:30-10:30 F121A, Aapistie 7
contact: outi.lampela (at)

August 28th, 2019
Biolayer-interferometry user training - Data analysis
9:00-16:00,  L101B, Aapistie 5, Kontinkangas
contact: outi.lampela (at)

Contact information

Project manager:

Outi Lampela
outi.lampela (at)

Core services:

Last updated: 31.3.2020