MES-laboratory is a multi-user core facility to provide up-to-date research environment for groups located in the Faculty of Biological and Environmental sciences. It has scope especially in applying molecular genetic tools in studies of wild populations and non-model organisms. These include studies of DNA polymorphisms and gene expression patterns in systematics, biogeography, conservation biology, evolutionary biology and behavioral ecology. MES-laboratory is part of the Viikki campus infrastructure and aims to provide services across local disciplines.