Desert Life Sciences Laboratory

The Desert Life Sciences Laboratory (DLSL) is a state-of-the-art genomic research facility established jointly with BGI, China, in 2020. The laboratory has some of the latest biotechnological equipment, including the next-generation sequencing platform (DNBSEQ-G400RS). The laboratory is designed to conduct whole genome re-sequencing, genotyping-by-sequencing, metagenomics, transcriptomics, small RNA sequencing and other types of research.