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CQLS Facilities Policies and Protocols

Sample Drop-off and Core Lab Access

  • Self-serve sample drop is now in ALS 3137C. The room is open 8:30am-5pm.
  • All samples can be dropped off in the -20C freezer/refrigerator or -80C freezer just inside the front door of ALS 3137C.  There are marked shelves for each service in this freezer. Help will be available by appointment or by ringing a doorbell in ALS 3137C.
  • If you need to discuss anything about your samples when dropping them off, please make an appointment ahead of time with the relevant person.
  • The BSL2 Core Lab at ALS 3012 is locked. Use of any of our equipment in ALS 3012 is still by appointment only with the appropriate PPE. You can make an appointment with an individual person or at

Multi-user Room Guidelines

The multi-user room equipment in ALS 3137C and ALS 3131 are available for use for trained users.

  • Training is necessary for some instruments before use.
  • Sign up on the calendar for your instrument to reserve time for use. You may need training before access is granted.
  • ALS 3137C is open 8:30am-5pm weekdays. Access after hours with an OSU encrypted ID.
  • Contact Anne-Marie Girard, or Core Lab Staff or 541-737-3413

Microscopy room (ALS 2070)

Training is needed for both the Zeiss LSM Confocal NLO microscope system and the Keyence BZ-X710 Fluorescence Microscope before access is granted.  The Keyence microscope training information is available online and can be requested. The Zeiss Confocal training is more extensive and is a combination of online and in-person training. Contact Anne-Marie Girard, for more information

Contact information

General Core Lab contact: or 541-737-3413
Illumina MiSeq, NextSeq – Mark Dasenko,
Sanger Sequencing, Capillary Genotyping, RNA Extractions – Liz Zepeda
DNA Extractions, PacBio Sequencing, Blue Pippin, Bioanalyzer, TapeStation, GBS – Katie Carter,
Microscopy and Multiuser equipment – Anne-Marie Girard,