Welcome to Microscope Wizards Microscope servicing & repairs, refurbishment of vintage microscopes and bespoke training packages.
Welcome to Microscope WizardsMicroscope servicing & repairs, refurbishment of vintage microscopes and bespoke training packages.

Meet the Senior Microscopist and Engineer for Microscope Wizards

Alan Monk

Microscopy Specialist and Engineer

Alan is a natural problem solver with over 30 years' experience in all aspects of optical microscopy.  He has a knowledge and passion for microscopy that is truly second to none.  He is a fully trained Microscope Engineer and can repair any make or model of microscope. 


Alan is passionate about helping users get the best out of their microscopes with the motto:


"Microscopes do not die of old age, they die of neglect."



Alan has a BSc in Genetics & Cell Biology awarded from the University of Manchester, and spent the early years of his career working for the NHS as a Senior Clinical Cytogeneticist. After gaining a reputation for his expertise in microscopy, Alan was approached to move into a product specialist role within a small independent microscope and imaging company, swiftly moving on to spending 14 years with Nikon Instruments UK as an Advanced Imaging Specialist; providing support to researchers with their advanced imaging applications and experimental design.  


Alan is well known across the UK and ROI in many universities, NHS and commercial laboratories for both his microscopy and research applications expertise and outstanding customer support.  Visit our Testimonials and Comments pages to see what his customers think.


With the rare skill in being able to make a complex subject come to life, Alan's bespoke training presentations are designed to appeal to all learning styles.  His is a regular at many of the UK's Russell Group universities where he delivers microscope maintenance training packages for technical staff, teaches basic microscopy to apprentices and delivers lectures of the history and use of microscopes.


Invite Alan to improve your knowledge of microscopy within your company and learn how to care for and get the best from your microscopes with a bespoke training package from Microscope Wizards.


07854 977 839


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