The NUS Centre for Bioimaging Sciences
Obtaining independent user status on CBIS equipment
Upon successful completion of the requirements below, researchers will be able to reserve instrument time via the PPMS Online Booking System and use CBIS’ CryoEM instruments independently. CBIS reserves the right to revoke a user’s status for failure to follow the facility’s regulations, causing damage to the instruments and/or for failing to pay their fees on time.
Information for First Time Users
STEP 1: Schedule an appointment with CBIS CryoEM facility staff for an initial assessment of your project. During the assessment, CBIS staff will provide guidance on suitable techniques, instruments and training necessary for the successful completion of the project. Staff will also help review the facility’s policies, safety regulations, training requirements and rates.
STEP 2: Apply for a user account on the PPMS Online Booking System.
STEP 3: Submit an Application Form along with a risk assessment and research plan to CBIS staff.
STEP 4: Prepare for and attend any required training.
STEP 5: Demonstrate ability under supervision.
STEP 6: Complete qualification examination.
Required Forms & Accounts
- APPLICATION FORM (PDF)
Applicants are required to submit an application form along with a risk assessment and research plan to the CryoEM Facility staff for use of the facility.
- PPMS ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM ACCOUNT
Applicants must create an account on the PPMS system to reserve space on CBIS equipment
- SAFETY AND HEALTH INDUCTION CHECKLIST FOR NEW LABORATORY USERS (PDF)
New laboratory users must download and complete the Safety and Health Induction Checklist
CBIS CRYOEM FACILITY
Centre for Bioimaging Sciences
Blk S2, Basement, Lee Wee Kheng Building
National University of Singapore
14 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117557
+65 6516 1882/2718/6321
+65 6776 4971