The cryostat belongs to Anders Nykjær Lab who has priority in using it. If you are outside AN lab, you must get a permission to use it from Peter Breining or Anders Nykjær.
As a general rule, only DANDRITE researchers, including affiliated researchers and team leaders, can be granted permission to use the Leica CM1900 CRYOSTAT in room 374D in building 1116. The access is provided that the user has been properly trained and are in the official online booking system. Any violations of the rules will prohibit the individual/group to use the cryostat.
If you are eligible as user (as defined above) of the CRYOSTAT and want to book user time, then please write an email to Peter Breining (firstname.lastname@example.org), whom will grant you access to the booking calendar.
It is important that all users ensure permission from their Group Leader before usage of the CRYOSTAT, since it is the Group Leader, who will at the end of the year receive invoice for the usage of the CRYOSTAT by her/his group members. To ensure authorization from the respective Group Leader, please include the Group Leader (as cc'ed) in the e-mail correspondence with Peter, when asking for access to the booking calendar.
Note that you only need to contact Peter to get access to the booking calendar, not to confirm or inform her about your booked slots at the microscope.
There is no fee for using the cryostat however, purchase of knives and other supplies for the usage has to be done by the using groups individually.
Further, prospective costs related to repair/maintenance of the cryostat will be charged on the groups using the microscope proportional to the usage. It is important that all users ensure permission from their Group Leader before usage since it is the Group Leader, who will be charged for prospective costs. However, the total upper limit for maintenance expenses pr. year is set to be: 25,000 DKK.
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After you are finished with the sectioning: