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OPIC welcomes visitors from both academia and industry.

The telephone number for Reception/Front Desk at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics (staffed 7am to 6pm) is (+44) (0)1865 287500. For general enquiries regarding the access to our facilities, please contact us at
For academic users (individuals who are not part of the University of Oxford), access can be achieved via:
1. Instruct-ERIC.  Please apply for access via the Instruct-ERIC website . 

2. Direct access. Please email us at detailing:
  • Your affiliated group/institution.
  • Your overall scientific question and research interests.
  • Any particular equipment/training you desire at OPIC.
In both instances, we will likely try to arrange a meeting, either online, or in person, to discuss your experimental plan, answer any questions you may have about the facility, and provide advice on how to make the most of our facility.
Internal users are defined as persons who are part of the University of Oxford.