Biotechnical Support Centre


The Centre maintains and repairs laboratory equipment and instrumentation for the department’s teaching laboratories and Faculty of Science research groups. The Biotechnical Support staff have a broad range of expertise with instruments and equipment commonly found in laboratories involved in molecular biology, biochemistry and microbiology.



Scott Scholz Email  Phone: 250 721 6566 

Electronics Technician
Stephen Horak Email    Phone: 250 721 6093

Electronics Technician
Ryan Erdman Email   Phone: 250 721 8053 

Electronics Technician
Darin Neiuwendorp  Currently unavailable.


Centre Location and Hours

Petch 257

Hours of Service:
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm


Scope of Work

The Biotechnical Support Centre provides support to the research and teaching programs in the Faculty of Science. 

Services provided are:

  • Diagnostics and repairs of a diverse array of scientific equipment and instruments
  • Maintenance and calibration of scientific equipment and instruments
  • Review of manufacturer's specifications, design diagrams or schematics and recommending specific equipment models and/or suppliers
  • Inspection, and advice on installation, of newly acquired equipment
  • Provision of technical advice for the safe and appropriate operation of sophisticated technical instrumentation