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Planned Shutdown of Servers
Unfortunately, due to essential Electrical work, the VirtualPathology server images and Analytical systems will be unavailable between 4pm on Friday 3rd and 9am Sunday 5th February 2017. This is subject to change - we will update this information as soon as we know more.
We apologise for any inconvenience. If this may create a problem with teaching or demonstrations please contact us and we will try to find a solution..


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