DMI Registration process

This page covers the registration process to access the confocal microscopes in the Microbiology & Immunology node of the Biological Optical Microscopy Platform. These instruments include the:

  • Zeiss LSM700
  • Zeiss LSM780

Those wishing to access the Multi-photon microscopes

  • Zeiss LSM710 NLO
  • Olympus FVMPERS

should contact BOMP directly via

OHS requirement & Training documents

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.

OHS requirement

All researchers will need to comply with OHS rules of the University of Melbourne. Please follow the instruction from the below sections (Covid-19 related, Building Induction)

All researchers performing work within the Department of Microbiology & Immunology are required to have an Institute safety induction and a Departmental induction. In order to book this in, please fill in and submit this form.

You will NOT be given access to the labs without these inductions.

You are required to declare that you have done this training during submission

Training documents

All researchers will need to complete the user agreement form. University of Melbourne researchers are required to provide a default Themis code for billing.

Researchers from the Department of Microbiology & Immunology are required to provide a Themis code, but will not be charged for confocal usage.

External researchers are required to provide a Purchase Order number or invoice contact and address.

You will need to submit an electronic copy of this form.

1. Training Documentation:

Read the relevant training documentation (Instrument instructions, SOP, RA), which is available from the table below. You are required to to declare that you have read the SOP & RA during submission.

2. Pre-assessment:

Complete the relevant pre-assessment. You can find the answers from the Instrument instructions. 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 for submission.

Risk AssessmentTraining documentsPre-assessment
Access Doherty Risk Register here
and search for "microscope"
Link Link

Register for the booking system. Instruction can be found in this link

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