Work with Radioactivity

Room for work with Radioactive isotopes

Room nr: U220 06 3400

Responsible person: Andreas Lundqvist.
E-mail: Andreas.Lundqvist@ki.se
 

General information and Working routines:

The room is equipped and certified for the use of radioactive isotopes. The room is locked and only certified users who have a licence to work with radioactivity are allowed to enter. To obtain the licence, contact Lena Engelin lena.engelin@sll.se. To get access to the room, contact Andreas.Lundqvist@ki.se. You will also receive an introduction to working routines, instruments and waste handling. The important instruments include:

  • TOMTEC Harvester, WALLAC Sverige AB
  • Eppendorf centrifuge for falcon tubes
  • NinoSAFE class II Sterile cabinet
  • Two Chemical cabinets
  • MicroBeta 2R – 2450 Microplate counter

Precision X-Ray - X-Rad 225 system

Room nr: U2300 52100 

Responsible person: Stina Wickström.
E-mail: stina.wickstrom@ki.se
 

General information:

The instrument is yearly served and calibrated. To use the equipment, contact stina.wickstrom@ki.se. You will receive a short introduction to the working routines and guidelines. A similar equipment can be found at Biomedicum.

1480 Automatic Gamma-counter, Wizard TM 3’’, PerkinElmer

1470 Automated Gamma-counter, Wizard TM, WALLAC

Liquid scintillation Beta-counter, WALLAC 1409, Beckman

Room nr: U2300 52100 

Responsible person: Thuy Tran.
E-mail: thuy.tran@ki.se
Tel: 0727-418988

Department of OnkPat/Tran group 

General information, Booking and Working routine

The two gamma-counters and a beta-counter belong to Tran team at OnkPat. The instruments can be booked and used by researchers from Theme Cancer after the following requirements are fulfilled: a) users have received introduction on the use of the instruments; b) users have passed radiation safety courses; c) users handle the waste in their own laboratories, i.e. no waste is left in the room or nearby the instruments. All users are responsible for their own consumables (storage of data, disk, disk readers, scintillation tubes/bottles) and waste.

Users from other departments or Themes at Bioclinicum will pay a fee of 500 SEK for an introduction and a fee of 500 SEK/h if not otherwise agreed with the contact person.