Training requests

Requesting Training

  • Before requesting training, please check out the instrument specific information regarding training procedures (see below). If you have any questions about which instrument best fits your needs, please contact BIF staff ( prior to requesting training.
  • Send your request for training via email to BIF staff (j-hornick@northwestern.eduor request training through NUCore. We will inform you of the next available training date and ensure that you have any relevant information prior to training.
  • Upon requesting training, you will be asked to download and complete the New User Application form. This form can be found here. Bring this with you for your first training session.
  • Any person wishing to use any of the Confocal systems must complete the Office for Research Safety’s Basic Laser Safety Training before beginning training on the microscope.

If you have any questions regarding training, please contact BIF Staff.