UCL Division of Biosciences


Research facilities

These research facilities are managed by expert support staff who can also provide training and advice on experimental set up. They are overseen by an academic or an academic steering group responsible for ensuring that the facility is operated and equipped for maximum benefit to the research community.
Francis Wall Oliver Research Centre - Blakeney Point

Francis Wall Oliver Research Centre - Blakeney Point

A purpose-built laboratory and field studies research outpost facility at BlakeneyPoint National Nature Reserve, marshland that is preserved by the National Trust.


Nanostring Facility

The GEE Nanostring technology is perfect tool for validation of NGS and microarray data; biomarker validation and more.

UCL genomics

UCL Genomics

UCL Genomics provides complete quality assessments of all samples throughout preparation & processing, in addition to complete downstream data QC & analysis for each microarray experiment.

VERTEX 80/80v

ISMB Biophysics Centre

A variety of equipment is available for equilibrium and kinetic studies of proteins, nucleic acids, small molecules and their interactions.  

Research Computing

UCL Research Computing

UCL provides researchers with high-performance computing capacity including Legion and Iridis. UCL also provides access to STFC hosted Emerald high performance system. 

Mass Spectrometry

Mass Spectrometry

There are a number of Mass Spectrometry facilities at UCL to ensure researchers have timely access to equipment, resources and expertise necessary to undertake world-leading research.