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A GFP-labeled oligodendrocyte in the brain's white matter (Perkin Elmer spinning disk confocal).
Image by Dr Robert Francis

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)
Cost (per hour)
Perkin Elmer Spinning Disk Confocal

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

Speciality Support Workstation N/A 
(booking essential)


Please register you interest for training on the Perkin Elmer with alison.kelly@ucl.ac.uk


Internal bookings

All UCL staff and students can book this equipment through Outlook. Please contact  or further details.

When contacting alison.kelly@ucl.ac.uk 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.

External bookings

When  arranging 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

If you notice a fault with the equipment, please report this to alison.kelly@ucl.ac.uk.


Name Phone Email Post 
Paul Andrew 020 7679 6360 p.andrew@ucl.ac.uk Technician
Alison Kelly  020 7679 6134 alison.kelly@ucl.ac.uk Administrator / PA

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