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The objective of the CCMR is to provide researchers with the knowledge and training for the informed independent operation of our microscopes in the pursuit of high-quality scientific research.

Before preparing samples or purchasing reagents, please contact the CCMR to discuss experimental design and trajectory as well as current instrument capabilities.

Step 1

If you do not already have a PPMS account.  Please request one by completing the New User Registration Form.

Step 2

Please log in to the PPMS online calendar and complete the Training Request form.

Step 3

Once the Training Request form has been reviewed a member of the CCMR team will contact you with follow-up questions and/or to schedule a meeting or training session.

Step 4

Attend individually scheduled training session(s).  Depending on user experience, sample complexity and technique difficulty the length and number of sessions varies.

Step 5

When the training has been completed, you will be able to book the system during CCMR staffed hours.

Extended Access

Night, weekend and holiday access to systems will be granted upon request once the user has gained sufficient hands-on experience with a specific system.