Bruker Autosampler Training (AX-400), required for all new users

  • Required for all new users
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Training by appointment only
    • Please sign up on the sheet posted by Letitia Yao's office and a mutually agreeable time will be scheduled.
    • Or email:
      • name
      • research group
      • budget number
      • email address
      • times not available
  • Cost: $20 per person

You will be trained on the Bruker 400, which will give you access to one-dimensional 1H, 13C, 19F, and 31P experiments, plus 13C-DEPT, COSY, HSQC, HMBC, NOESY, etc. 

  • Autosampler training is required before training on the hands-on instruments.

Varian Autosampler Training (VI-300), lab TAs only

  • Training for laboratory teaching assistants only
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Contact Letitia Yao, yaoxx006@umn.edu
  • Cost: $20 per person

Hands-on Bruker Training (AM-400, AV-500, HD-500), strongly recommended

  • Prerequisite: Bruker autosampler training
  • Print and complete the Bruker Instruments Quiz
    • Training sessions scheduled after satisfactory completion of the quiz and performed in groups of 3-5.
  • Cost: $45 per person

Hands-on Varian Training (VI-500), on 1989-vintage instrument

  • Prerequisite: autosampler training
  • Printout and complete Varian Instruments Quiz
    • Training sessions scheduled after satisfactory completion of the quiz and performed in groups of 3-5.
  • Cost: $45 per person

Hands-on Training (ALL Instruments)

  • If you want to be trained on all of the hands-on spectrometers, take the NMR Hands-on Training quiz.
    • Most answers are readily found in the instruction manuals, but some may require more effort.
  • This will get you signed up for both training sessions.
    • Training sessions will be scheduled after satisfactory completion of the quiz and will be performed in groups of 3-5.