Welcome to LUCAS

Lakehead University Centre for Analytical Services or LUCAS operations have a proven track record in producing timely and accurate reports, allowing users to maintain productivity by responding quickly to production problems.

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Who We Are

LUCAS facilities are multiple use, providing advanced testing services to regional as well as international clients using the latest in research equipment.

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Technical and Extension Bulletins

Technical Bulletins are published in order to share information about practices and theory related to the services LUCAS provides.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our FAQ page may have the answer you're looking for. After taking a look at the FAQs, feel free to contact Karen at kmaa@lakeheadu.ca if your question is not answered.

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Quality Assurance & Control

LUCAS Laboratories are committed to maintaining quality in its services.

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Groundbreaking Dog DNA Test Uncovers Breed Ancestry From a 40-Year-Old Canine Tooth

May 17, 2024

Extracting DNA from a 40-year-old dog tooth is a walk in the park for Lakehead's Paleo-DNA Laboratory and canine genetics testing company DNA My Dog.
First member of ill-fated 1845 Franklin expedition is identified by DNA analysis

May 6, 2021

With a living descendant’s DNA sample, a team of researchers has identified the remains of John Gregory, engineer aboard HMS Erebus
Lakehead University Paleo-DNA Lab Work Featured in National Geographic Channel Documentary, "Human Lampshade: A Holocaust Mystery"

April 12, 2017

Paleo-DNA Laboratory Receive Federal Funding for MitoNorth Database

April 11, 2017

Paleo-DNA Lab a Jewel in Thunder Bay's Crown

April 11, 2017

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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada