User Guides and Resources

In order to conduct safe and effective experiments with the SEM or Confocal microscopes, all students must fill out the apporpriate lab safety agreement and complete a 90-minute training session. 

Lab Safety Agreement - Course-related Independent Projects

Lab Safety Agreement - Independent Research

Hitachi S3400N VP SEM

SEM User Guide

SEM Instructional Video

 Nikon D-Eclipse C1

Confocal User Guide

Epifluorescence User Guide

Quick Start Guide

 Bio-Rad CFX96 qPCR

 CFX96 qPCR User Guide


Calculating Gene Expression:

Single Reference Gene Instructions

Multiple Reference Genes Instructions

Spreadsheet to calculate NRQ

Post-Run CFX Manager Instructions


Statistical Analysis:

Data Analysis Example

Quick R Stats Script for qPCR

Bio-Rad Gel Doc XR+

Gel Doc XR+ Quick User Guide

Optional Printing Instructions

Bio-Rad MyCycler

BioRad MyCycler

 BioRad MyCycler User Guide

Li-COR Odyssey Fc

Nucleic Acid User Guides

Nucleic Acid Full User Guide

Nucleic Acid Quick Start Guide


Protein Work User Guides

Western Blot and Protein Gel Full User Guide

Western Blot and Protein Gel Quick Start Guide


LI-COR Resource

Odyssey Fc Application Protocols

Nikon Microphot FX

Microphot User Guide

Leica S6 D Stereomicroscope

Leica S6 D Stereomicroscope

Leica S6 D User Guide