Normal business hours are:
Mon 8AM – 5PM
Tues-Fri 8AM– 7PM
All users, on registration, agree to provide detailed information on all biological samples brought to the facility. Users are required to update project information with ALL changes. BSL-2 training and precautions are required. See our Biosafety page for more information.
Rates for all services are listed here
Analyzers (including CyTOF): Cancellations within 24h of scheduled time are charged full amount
Sorters: Cancellations within 48h of scheduled time are charged full amount
Charges included operator time if staff-assist was also reserved
Due to extended set-up time, CyTOF reservations require 24h advance notice
For extenuating circumstances leading to cancellation, please contact Director
Qualified users can request access to instruments after normal hours, on weekends, and on holidays. Card reader access to both Beckman Center, and to Facility Room B015 and/or B019 is required. To apply, contact the Director.
Facility offices and analysis computers are not available after hours. CyTOF users requiring access should contact staff to make arrangements.
The Shared FACS Facility follows the HIPAA guidelines for Stanford University, described in full here.
All human patient samples must be completely de-identified, and unable to be traced back to that person by name or patient ID.
USB/thumb drive use is strictly prohibited
Contact staff for problems with data upload/retrieval
Experiment data is routinely deleted from instruments
Users are responsible for ensuring data is uploaded to the archive
If you are a Registered User, the link to your FACS Data Box folder can be found on your Account Info page