confocal imaging facilities, department of biology, stanford university


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Philosophy: A confocal microscope for members of the Department of Biological Sciences community to use on an honor system.

Policy of Use: Users must have been trained by the Confocal Crew. A mailing list, bioconfocal, exists to allow for prompt and efficient communication between multiple users.

To subscribe to the mail-list, navigate to and select "Go to Mailman lists." Find "bioconfocal" in the list and click on it. Fill in the information to subscribe to the list (or to remove yourself from the list). If this does not work, contact Lindsay

The phone number in the confocal room is:








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Last update 12.05.2011