In the DNA laboratory research projects of various evolutionary topics are performed. These include issues of systematics, phylogeny, phylogeography, and population genetics. In addtition, the DNA laboratory harbours a Tissue and DNA collection.
The electron microscopy facilities consist of a scanning electron microscope (SEM) and an Electron Microprobe (EMP)
Both units, the DNA laboratory as well as the electron microscopy facilities are available for all departments for scientific and routine analyses.