Facility Access

UCSB Researchers

  • Complete and return the following to NRI Purchasing x5506 (NRI.ACCT@lifesci.ucsb.edu) in the NRI Administrative Office, 6th Floor of Bio II, Room 6131.
  • Register as a new user in the Microscopy Online Schedule https://ucsb.corefacilities.org. Your UCSBnetID username and password will log you on. After you've registered your PI will need to accept your lab membership and assign you a LAFS billing account number.
  • You will be added to the Laboratory Hazard Assessment Tool for the NRI-MCDB Microscopy Facility with the email you use to register in the microscopy online schedule. Complete the assessment.
  • Request an ADS account from the Life Science Computing Group if you don’t have one already see https://www.lscg.ucsb.edu/new-account
  • You need this account to access the data from the confocal microscopes and the networked computers in the facility. (Users from outside the ADS domain should bring their ADS account name and the original password to training)
    • Please periodically check the Lifesci email account they provide or forward it to your main email account so you receive important notices.
  • Schedule a training with the Facility Director Ben Lopez.

Off-campus Researchers

Special rates and/or policies apply for off-campus.  Contact the Facility Director Ben Lopez for more information.

Keys Access to the Microscopy Facility

Once you have completed the Facility paperwork and have been trained in the Facility you may request a key provided your lab does not already have access. 

Biology II Building Access

Once you have completed the Facility paperwork and have been trained in the Facility you may request building access.

If you do not already have a security badge, you will need to obtain one.