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Training

SERVICES I TRAINING I RATE


Instruments within the Diabetes Center Metabolic Core include: a set of 16 metabolic chambers (Oxymax Lab Animal Monitoring System or CLAMS), two 24-chamber Food Intake Measurement Systems (FIMS), a Rodent Incubator, a couple of DEXA, an EchoMRI device and our last generation Seahorse Bioscience XFe24 Extracellular Flux Analyzer. The DEXAs, EchoMRI, Rodent Incubator, FIMS and Flux Analyzer are available for use, after training, by any UCSF and, pending availability, non-UCSF laboratories.


EchoMRI

  • Meet with Christophe Paillart for training on the machine (less than 30 minutes).
  • Visit the LARC website to request access to the animal facility at PSB (Parnassus Service Building).

DEXA:

  • Meet with Christophe Paillart, for training on the machine (about an 1h). You are required to have received LARC training on the Isoflurane kit
  • Visit the LARC website to request access to the animal facility at PSB (Parnassus Service Building) or in the Animal Tower (Medical Sciences Building).

Rodent Incubator:

  • Meet with Christophe Paillart, for a short training on the machine.
  • Visit the LARC website to request access to the animal facility at PSB (Parnassus Service Building).

Seahorse XFe24

  • Schedule a training with Christophe Paillart (about an 3h).
  • We regularly organize on-site group trainings with Agilent Field Application Scientist, Jestine Ho. Upon request, Christophe Paillart will also help the user for his/her first run.

FIMS

  • The FIMS is operated by Core users after training by Florence Bourgain.
  • During the run, the manager may assist any user with special requests, such as injections of drugs, oral gavage, sample collection, etc. A direct assistance fee applies to all services.

CLAMS

  • The CLAMS is not operated by Core users. Check with Christophe Paillart.
  • During the four-day run, the manager will assist any user with special requests, such as injections of drugs, oral gavage, sample collection, etc. A direct assistance fee applies to all services.

CENTER MEMBERS ARE REMINDED TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE UCSF NORC GRANT CONTRIBUTION IN THEIR PUBLICATION (P30DK098722)