Investigators/new users should contact Linda Callahan by email to schedule a time for training on the CCMC instrument of interest.
New users will be supervised by Core personnel until proficiency has been demonstrated, at which time they will be able to operate the instruments independently. Approximately 10 hours of supervised use is typical.
Independent Use Privileges
Following a period of unsupervised use, arrangements will be made for the user to take a test at the microscope of interest. Once passed and it is clear to the user the responsibilities involved with independent use, users will be given access to the instrument after hours. The CCMC reserves the right to determine the proficiency of each user and to require additional training if it is deemed necessary. Refresher training is available free of charge and is highly recommended for users who have not used the microscope of choice for an extended period. User accounts inactive for one year or longer will be closed and the user will need to contact Linda Callahan for reactivation.