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Cryo-EM Facility User Levels

Cryo-EM Facility User Levels

  • INDEPENDENT USER

Access: Independent use of microscope and sample preparation equipment. Includes access to facility on nights and weekends.

Responsibilities: Complete required microscope training (2-3 sessions). To complete training and become an independent user, one will be tested on the equipment and V-CEM standard operating procedures. Independent users are responsible for all matters relating to the project. V-CEM staff will available during normal operating hours to assist with equipment set-up and answer general questions.

Acknowledgment: Please note the use of the V-CEM facility in publications and presentations.

  • SUPERVISED USER

Access: Supervised use of microscope and sample preparation equipment during normal operating hours, pending staff availability.

Responsibilities: Complete required microscope training (2-3 sessions). To complete training and become an independent user, one will be tested on the equipment and V-CEM standard operating procedures. Supervised users are responsible for all matters relating to the project. V-CEM staff will available during normal business hours to assist with equipment set-up and answer general questions. Pending availability, staff provides general guidance on the project.

Acknowledgment: Please note the use of the V-CEM facility and the staff who assisted with the project in publications and presentations.