U Genius3 Gel Doc System

The Syngene U Genius3 gel documentation system is taken care of by the MBB Manager, Laboratory Operations.  

CAUTION: The gel documentation system, specifically its interior transilluminator, is contaminated with ethidium bromide. Always wear gloves when in contact with the transilluminator. Remove your gloves before touching anything else in this room, including light switch, benchtops and door handle. Take all ethidium bromide contaminated waste with you when exiting the room and dispose of in your lab in an ethidium bromide contaminated waste receptacle.

User Manual (equipment)

The Syngene U Genius3 gel documentation system is designed for DNA and protein gel imaging applications. It is a compact, fully self contained unit with enclosed darkroom and 3 megapixel CCD camera, and is controlled by an integral processor with all functions (camera and exposure control, image capture and enhancements) accessed via a button controlled keypad. Images are saved via memory stick.

No Booking Required


MBB Department

Training must be obtained from the MBB Manager, Laboratory Operations.


Manager, Laboratory Operations

 (778) 782-4318
E-mail: deidre@sfu.ca