Irwin McLean

Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery at Life Sciences


Tayside Centre for Genomic Analysis (TCGA)

This core facility for genetic analysis is managed Dr Andrew Cassidy and is based within the Medical School at the Ninewells Hospital site, Dundee. 

TCGA offers Sanger sequencing, NGS sequencing (Illumina NextSeq and miSeq systems), Taqman QPCR and other molecular genetics core technologies and services. 

Please contact the  Facility Manager with any queries (

More details can be found on facility website ( 

McLean Lab Shared Facilities

In the McLean Laboratory, we are able to offer the following facilities to local users:

  • IVIS200 Live Animal Imaging System
  • Taqman 7900HT Fast Real-Time PCR System

For access to these facilities, please use the contact link at the top of the page.