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Surface Plasmon Resonance (Biacore)

  1. Who can use the Biacore?
  2. Staffed hours
  3. How to schedule usage time for the Biacore?
  4. Off-hours access
  5. Fees for Biacore use

1. Who can use the Biacore? (back to top)

The instrument is available for investigator-operated use. Prior to use, the operator must have

  • either completed a Biacore training course or have demonstrated expertise (publications) in the field, or
  • must be a member of the Stanford community and be able to provide a signed Biacore Analysis Request Form.

The PAN Facility can provide the chips, Biacore approved Buffers and reagents or Investigators can choose to provide their own. The instrument is maintained in a "ready to operate" condition by PAN staff. Please email Michael Eckart to schedule time on the instrument or consulting time.

Non-Stanford researchers may access the PAN facility on a limited basis, please contact the PAN director at 650-723-1907 for more information.

2. Staffed hours (back to top)

The PAN facility staff is available to answer your questions and help you with problems Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. through 5 p.m.

3. How to schedule usage time for the Biacore?(back to top)

Please email Michael Eckart to schedule usage time for the Biacore.

4. Off-hours access (back to top)

Access on nights/weekends is given only to current users who have completed at least 3 sessions of independent use on the Biacore system and who the PAN facility staff feels can operate the equipment comfortably.

Experienced users can apply for off-hours access. Please allow 2-3 days for processing of your request.

Off-hours access is given at the discretion of the director and may be cancelled for any user who doesn't adhere to PAN facility policies.

5. Fees for Biacore use (back to top)

Please see the current Biacore rates page.