Biological Sciences

General Policies

Data: The AMF is not responsible for data generated by clients. Data storage and safekeeping is the responsibility of the end user. Data older than six months will be deleted from AMF computers.

Hours of Operation: 8:30 to 4pm; closed from 12:00 to 1pm

Training: Clients may not use equipment until they have been properly trained.

Confocal: For confocal training contact Enrico Scarpella, ( to set up a time for the initial training session. Once trained, you may book online.

Cancellations: To cancel or modify your equipment bookings, contact Arlene Oatway ( No charge will be applied for bookings cancelled at least 24 hours in advance or due to circumstances beyond the user's control. Failure to show up without explanation will result in being charged for the entire booked time slot.

Safety: Microscopy Safety Failure to follow safety protocols may result in losing access to the AMF.

User agreement: Please print the User Agreement Checklist (PDF, 121kb), get appropriate signatures and a speed code and return it to the AMF before starting projects.