SBS Registration process

This page covers the registration process to access the Operetta High Content Imaging system in the School of Biomedical Sciences Node of the Biological Optical Microscopy Platform.  

You are required to complete both "Registration & OHS documentation" and "Training Documentation" BEFORE you can book in an instrument induction.

If you have any questions then please email bomp-enquiries@unimelb.edu.au

1. SBS registration & OHS documentation

Please read the below information, download and fill in the relevant forms. You are required to provide the below forms/info BEFORE you can book in an instrument induction.

  • User Agreement Form (UA Form)

    You will need to complete the user agreement form. University of Melbourne researchers are required to provide a default Themis code for billing. External researchers are required to provide a Purchase Order number.

    Download UA form here

    You will need to submit an electronic copy (e.g. scanned or with electronic signature) of this form at the end of this page

  • OGTR Behavioural Requirement form (OGTR Form)

    This form is required for all researchers working within a PC2 lab (regardless of whether you are using PC2 certified samples or not). 

    All researchers are required to fill in the Personal Details, Record of Training  Completed and Declaration sections of this form.

    Researchers should only fill in the "Record of Facilities and Dealings" section if they plan to use viable PC2 certified organisms within the facility (see "Working with PC2 organisms" below)

    Download OGTR form here

    You will need to submit an electronic copy (e.g. scanned or with electronic signature) of this form at the end of this page

  • Medical Building Induction

    All researchers performing work within the medical building are required to have a building safety induction. Please contact medicalbuilding-ohs@unimelb.edu.au to arrange an induction if you havent already had one.

  • SOP & RA

    Please read the relevant Standard Operating Procedure & Risk Assessments provided below:

    Operetta - SOP

    Operetta - RA

  • Training Documents

    Before booking in an instrument induction you will need to complete the following steps:

    1) Training Documentation: Read the relevant training documentation (Download here).

    2) Competency Assessment: Complete the relevant competency assessment. You are required to get 100% to pass the assessment. You will need to click on the "View my score" option at the end of the quiz to see your score and you can use the "edit my responses" option to correct any incorrect answers.

    Please take a screen grab of your 100% score and submit this below

    3) Online Booking System: Register for the booking system via this link and request access to the instrument. Further instructions are provided with the training documentation.

  • Working with PC2 organisms

    Researchers performing PC2 work within the facility are required to do the following before they will be given access to the facility:

    1. Provide a SOP & Risk Assesment covering their samples (transport to and from the facility and decontamination of spills and decontamination at the end of their experiments)
    2. Provide evidence that they have added the facility (Cert-4013) to their NLRD. This can be done by emailing Lynda Boldt or the OREI team.
    3. Provide evidence that they have attended an OGTR induction run by OREI

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