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Our Mission: The SNF is a shared lab, and more...  We enable a vibrant, diverse community of researchers who make stuff to better understand and improve the world, by cultivating an environment for innovation and a safe place to explore it.

Our Values:

  1. We support Stanford’s research and education mission.
    • We believe in the value of sharing equipment, know-how, experience, and ideas.
    • We welcome all to join our community and mission.
    • We measure success by our alumni; our customer IS our product.
    • We believe everyone has something to learn - and something to teach.
  2. We strive to be good stewards of our lab and lab community.
    • We treat each other with respect, integrity and honesty.
    • We strive to protect each other by maintaining a safe environment to work in.
    • We strive to protect research work and property from loss and damage.
    • We aim for operational efficiency and fiscal responsibility.