Department of Structural Biology
Stanford University School of Medicine
D159, Sherman Fairchild Science Building
299 Campus Drive West
Stanford, CA 94305
Telephone: (650) 723-7456
The Parham Laboratory is on the first floor of the Fairchild Science Building, within the School of Medicine on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California, roughly halfway between San Francisco and San Jose.
From US 101: Take the University Avenue exit headed west (toward Palo Alto/Stanford). As you enter the gates to Stanford, University Avenue will become Palm Drive. Due to construction, visitors must park at the visitor parking lot near the Cantor Center for Visual Arts and walk to the Fairchild Building. From Palm Drive, turn right onto Campus Drive. Turn left onto Lomita Dr. where you will find visitor parking. After parking, follow Lomita Dr. southward (towards the sculpture garden) and turn right on Roth Way. Cross Campus Drive, and the Fairchild Science Building is the second building on the left. The entrance is on the far side of the building.
From Interstate 280: Take the Sand Hill Road exit headed east (toward Palo Alto/Stanford). Follow Sand Hill Road for about 2.5 miles, then make a right on Stock Farm Rd. Make the second left onto Campus Drive West. Due to construction, visitors must park at the visitor parking station near the Cantor Center for Visual Arts and walk to the Fairchild Building. Proceed on Campus Drive West until Roth Way and make a right. Follow Roth Way to the first stop sign and turn left onto Lomita Drive, where visitor parking is available. After parking, walk south on Lomita Dr. (towards the sculpture garden). Make a right on Roth Way, then cross Campus Drive. The Fairchild Science Building is the second building on the left. The entrance is on the far side of the building.
Shuttles and Trains
Take the Stanford shuttle (Marguerite A or B lines) from the caltrain station in Palo Alto. Marguerite A line stops in front of the Medical School, B line stops in front of the hospital. The Marguerite shuttle can also be taken from downtown Palo Alto, California Ave and surrounding locations.
Only limited metered visitor parking is available in front of the Beckman building. Underground pay parking is available in the hospital in parking structures #3 (S-#) or #4 (S-4), behind the Beckman building.