Learn more about the facilities and services at the Research School of Biology.

Research Facilities

Australian Plant Phenomics Network at ANU

Australian Plant Phenomics Network (APPN) at ANU provides access to a range of plant phenomics GM facilities.
Christine and Gavin. Credit Lannon Harley, ANU

Controlled Environment Facility

The Controlled Environment Facility (CEF) is part of Plant Services, and houses 20 walk in growth rooms as well as 47 free standing growth chambers, two communal laboratories and two autoclaves.

Ecogenomics and Bioinformatics Lab (EBL)

The EBL is a joint initiative of ANU and CSIRO that seeks to support training, collaboration and cross-pollination.

Joint Mass Spectrometry Facility

The Joint Mass Spectrometry Facility (JMSF) offers a range of mass spectrometry instruments.

Plant Services

RSB Plant Services consist of the Research and Teaching Greenhouses, the Controlled Environment Facility (CEF), and additional facilities in Linnaeus Building and the back compound of the R.N. Robertson Building.

Research tools

The School supports a wide range of equipment for research.
RSB Purchasing and Store Team, Brad, Ben, and Lachlan

RSB Purchasing and Store

RSB Store stocks a broad range of products for research, teaching and office needs.
Aerial image of Kioloa Coastal Campus

Science facilities and field sites

The Kioloa Coastal Campus, the ANU North Australia Research Unit (NARU), Advanced Imaging Precinct, Joint Mass Spectrometry Facility and the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) are some of the fantastic facilities supporting biological research at ANU.

Stable Isotope Laboratory

The Stable Isotope Laboratory is is run as part of the Farquhar Laboratory, but provides services to ANU and external researchers. The Lab analyses a wide range of light isotope ratios, primarily in organic materials.


The Linnaeus Building (image: Dianna Snape)

The Linnaeus Building

The Linnaeus building, completed in 2011, houses state-of-the art laboratory facilities with associated office space.
R.N. Robertson Building with overpass to the Linnaeus Building

The R.N. Robertson Building

The R.N. Robertson building was opened in 1972 and refurbished in 2017. It houses offices, seminar rooms, and state-of-the-art laboratories for research groups, administrative and service teams from the Research School of Biology, the Fenner School, and Science Administration.

The Science Teaching Building

The Science Teaching Building includes eight teaching wet laboratories for undergraduate and course work students across the Bioscience and Chemistry disciplines, as well 150-seat and 50-seat flexible learning spaces, several outdoor teaching areas and smaller group rooms.

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