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DartLab User Agreement

Please print this agreement, sign, have your PI co-sign, and give it to Gary Ward.  This agreement is a prerequisite for access to the Flow Cytometry Shared Resource flow cytometers and must be renewed each year in October.


The undersigned user agrees to take reasonable care of the instrumentation and computers in DartLab. You are responsible for:

  • booking cytometer time in advance on CCOPS

  • filtering your samples (see protocol) to prevent clogs

  • checking that cytometer sheath reservoir is full and that waste reservoir is empty

  • removing data from DartLab hard drives within 24 hours of acquisition

You agree that if you damage the cytometers through clogging or other improper procedures that you and your PI are liable for the cost in time and parts required to unclog the instrument (up to $200 per incident).

NIH requires investigators to cite DartLab if the research they are reporting on used our services to design, conduct or analyze their research.  You agree to acknowledge Dartlab:

"................. was carried out in DartLab: the Immune Monitoring and Flow Cytometry Shared Resource at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth”.

  • in all publications

  • in Grant applications using and DartLab-generated pilot data

  • in presentations, e.g. Immunology Journal Club

You agree to consider co-authorship if DartLab staff provide significant experimental design, data interpretation, or other intellectual contribution (as evaluated by your PI).

 

Signed:________________________________                 Date:__________

 

Co-signed by PI:  ________________________                 Date:__________