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Users that fail to comply with these rules will be issued a warning.

After a second infraction, the user will be forbidden to use the resource in question for a period of one week.

Usage Rules

  1. Users must have a valid reservation in an imaging system before using it.
  2. Users must follow the Turn ON and Turn OFF procedures for each system. When in doubt please contact us.
  3. Users must check if there is a booked user after their session in the booking system and follow the turn off procedure accordingly
  4. Users must warn the previous user or shutdown the system themselves if they cancel a reservation less than one hour before its start

COVID-19 Contingency Plan

  1. Do not exceed the maximum number of people allowed at each microscopy room, which is shown on all doors.
  2. Bookings can be performed up to two weeks in advance.
  3. Users must disinfect their hands or wear fresh gloves inside a microscope room. S, M and L glove boxes and hand sanitizer dispensers will be available at the entrance of the room. The gloves have to be disposed of after use.
  4. Keyboards, mice and other touchable surfaces will be covered at all times by cling film. Eyepieces will be covered by plastic round dishes. Users must wipe the cling film and the plastic round dishes with 70% ethanol before and after their slot – ethanol bottles and tissues will be available in the room. If the cling film is damaged, please report it immediately to the Bioimaging staff.
  5. Users must always keep their masks on.
  6. Users must keep a distance of 1.5 m from each other.
  7. Users are encouraged to keep the curtains open, to facilitate air renewal in the microscope rooms.

Booking Rules

  1. Users can book systems up to 14 days in advance (booking window starts at 13h)
  2. Users must use their own booked time and not book or use a resource with other username.

Zeiss LSM 880, Zeiss LSM 710, Zeiss Cell Observer SD and Zeiss Cell Observer

  1. Users can book at maximum 8 hours per week
  2. This usage restriction does not apply for weekends and for working days before 9:00 and after 21:00
  3. Exceptions to these rules require approval from José Rino.

Abuse Report

If you find a user that did not comply with the above rules please contact us.

Usage rules in effect since: January 1st, 2021

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