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WVU Faculty, Students, Staff and Researchers at Other Higher Education Institutions and Government and Private Sector Laboratories

CORES reservation system to close 
iLab Solutions Management System to replace CORES

On July 1, 2017, SRF will launch its new management system called iLab Solutions for the Cleanrooms, Electron Microscopy, and Materials Characterization Facilities and on July 14, 2017 for the BioNano Research Facilities.

When the transition occurs, requests to become a user will be handled in the iLab system. Until then, please follow the instructions below to become a user. These instructions will be updated as the transition takes place.

All prospective users must complete a User Agreement, provide funding information (variously called a funding string, POETA, or GL), and must complete General Laboratory and Chemical Safety Training. The training is conducted under the leadership of Electron Microscopy Facilities Manager, Dr. Marcela Redigolo. This introductory training occurs on the first Friday of the month at 3:00 pm in G75D ESB. 


CLEAN ROOM FACILITIES (CRF): the CRF is scheduled to move to iLab Solutions in June. Until then, please send an email to Mr. Harley Hart with the subject heading "Request to Become an EMF User" and she will be in touch with you. He will ask you to complete a User Agreement and provide your funding account information ("funding string" for WVU; payment method such as credit card or invoice for external users).


ELECTRON MICROSCOPY FACILITIES (EMF): the EMF is scheduled to move to iLab Solutions in June or July. Until then, please send an email to Dr. Marcela Redigolo with the subject heading "Request to Become an EMF User" and she will be in touch with you. She will ask you to complete a User Agreement and provide your funding account information ("funding string" for WVU; payment method such as credit card or invoice for external users). 



MATERIALS CHARACTERIZATION FACILITIES: the MCF is scheduled to move to iLab Solutions in June or July. Until then, please send an email to Dr. Qiang Wang with the subject heading "Request to Become an MCF User" and he will be in touch with you. He will ask you to complete a User Agreement and provide your funding account information ("funding string" for WVU; payment method such as credit card or invoice for external users).


BIONANO RESEARCH FACILITIES / MASS SPECTROMETRY: the BNRF is schedule to move to iLab Solutions in July. Until then, please send an email to Dr. Qi Zeng with the subject heading "Request to Become a BNRF User" and she will be in touch with you. She will ask you to complete a User Agreement and provide your funding account information ("funding string" for WVU; payment method such as credit card or invoice for external users).