UCL Division of Biosciences


The UCL Ancient DNA facility

The UCL Ancient DNA facility was built in 2012 under the direction of Prof. Mark Thomas. It is located in UCL's Institute of Archaeology but is  shared among the following stakeholders: The Division of BioSciences; The Institute of Archaeology; The Centre for the Forensic Sciences. The lab provides a high-containment ultra-clean environment for the extraction and first-stage processing of nucleic acids from archaeological and forensic materials, and is positioned well-away from any post-PCR molecular biology activities.