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CIRM/QB3 Shared Stem Cell Facility



Overview of Services


This core provides facilities and instrumentation for stem cell research such as:

  • Fully functional cell culturing facility
  • Flow cytometry instrumentation (not sorting)
  • Automated epifluorescent imager for slides or multiwall plates
  • Confocal and multiphoton fluorescence microscopy
  • Luminex magnetic bead based immunoassays (multiplexing ELISA reader)
  • Biomaterial mechanical force testing instrument




David Schaffer, Facility Supervisor

Mary West, Facility Manager

Location and hours of operation


B129 Stanley Hall, available anytime once access has been granted

Office hours: M-F 10am – 4:30pm


Links and Resources


CIRM/QB3 Shared Stem Cell Facility Website



Name Role Phone Email Location
Mary West

Available Equipment and Resources

Advanced Microscopes and Analysis (5)
Biopolymer, Nanoparticle and Materials Instrumentation (2)
Cell Culture Facility (4)
Electroporation (1)
Flow Cytometers (3)
Histology Room (1)
Protein/Peptide/DNA/RNA/Lipid Analysis (6)