Before utilizing the BORC facility, please ensure you have completed the following steps:

1.  Finish all relative Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) training. Training information is available here.

2. Finish the necessary training as required by the Life Sciences Annex and ensure your relevant Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) protocol is approved if you plan to work with small animals in the BORC facility.

3. Verify that your experiments are covered by your Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) and Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols.

4. Undergo the required online self-training and on-site personal training with BORC staff. You can view the list of available instruments and contact our research technologists responsible for training by clicking here.

5. Register an account on the iLAB system. You may find the instructions by clicking How to Sign Up iLAB and Reserve Instruments.

6. Ensure you have made a reservation for the instruments you plan to use.