Scientific Support

We offer cutting edge confocal microscopy and flow cytometer services to scientists internal and external to UCL. 

  • Our services are provided to high specifications, with rapid access times, at competitive prices!
Services Offered and Prices
  Cost (per hour)
UCL
Cost (per hour)
External  
Training
Perkin Elmer Spinning Disk Confocal

£18.00 £35.00 £90
2x 2-hour sessions: covering labour costs of trainer and usage of microscope

CyAn ADP FACS Analyser £26.00  £37.00 £41.00
Speciality Support Workstation N/A
(booking essential)
  N/A
Contacts
Name Phone Email Post 
Dr. Robert Francis  020 7679 7600 r.francis@ucl.ac.uk Applications Specialist (Microscopy & FACS)

Training

Users must be trained prior to using any item of equipment.  To arrange training please contact Dr. Robert Francis.

Bookings

All UCL staff and students can book this equipment through Outlook. Please contact Dr. Robert Francis for further details.

When contacting Dr. Robert Francis to arrange a booking, please ensure that you provide the following mandatory information: 

  • Your full name
  • Name of your department
  • Your Finance Officer’s name
  • Account code for charges
  • The equipment you wish to use and the hours/dates required.

We also accept external bookings

When contacting Dr. Robert Francis to arrange a booking, please ensure that you provide a purchase order including the following mandatory information:

  • Your full name
  • Company address and department name
  • Finance contact details: address,Tel and Email
  • PO number 
  • PO Description MUST BE CLEAR: Hire of equipment …  date ../../.. hours…
  • VAT number
  • Amount
Reporting faults with the equipment

If you notice a fault with the equipment, please report this to Robert Francis.