Services - LUCAS

At Lakehead University's Centre for Analytical Services we meet your analytical needs with accurate and fast service. The broad multi-disciplinary expertise and state of the art analytical equipment at Lakehead can provide you with many testing services, all under one roof.

For accredited services, the Lakehead University Environmental laboratory [LUEL] operates and implements the ISO17025 accredited Quality Assurance Management system. The Laboratory is accredited to ISO17025 for various parameters (see scope at

The list below includes many of the services we provide.

Biomass Characterization

Customized Analytical Services

DNA testing

Environmental testing

Fuels Characterization

Geospatial and Mapping

Materials Characterization

Microbiology Testing and Microbial Characterization Services Contact lab

Mineralogical (Services for Mining Exploration and Prospectors)

Molecular Synthesis and Analysis

Plant Tissue

Wood Science Testing

If you are looking for an analytical service not listed above, please call Dr. Francis Appoh at 807-343-8010, ext 8853 or email him at to find out if we can provide the expertise you are looking for.