Registered users can use the designated common equipment after a mandatory introduction and training session. Please contact [email protected] to book a training session. Registered users can book the equipment through the Infinity software.
|Common Equipment||Room Number||Model Number|
|Cryostats||2210||HM 525 NX|
|3531||Leica CM 1850|
|3531||Thermo Scientific HM 525 NX|
|Microtomes||2210||Leica RM 2135|
Cleaning protocol for common equipment rooms:
The Histology Core will provide paper towels and 100% ethanol for cleaning the cryostat interior chamber, and 70% ethanol for cleaning tools and surfaces.
All users should spray the chucks, sliding window and handwheel handle with 70% Ethanol before and after each use.
Guidelines will be posted on site, and checklists for equipment cleaning will be made available.
How long can I book the equipment for?
Equipment can only be booked up to 1 week in advance and for no longer than 3 days in a row.
What supplies do I need to use the equipment?
Users must supply their own blades and chucks (cryostat use) when sectioning. Everything else is supplied in the rooms.