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Using the facility

Security Access

Access to FMCF at PGCRL

SickKids users will be granted access to the FMCF at PGCRL upon completion of the SickKids PGCRL Access Card - ID Badge Request form. Fill out the "Cardholder Information" and "Access Required" portion and submit it to the FMCF office at PGCRL (Room 18-9710).

If you are a TMDT-based or external user you must also email the FMCF manager () and provide your name, your PI's name and the reason for needing access to the FMCF at PGCRL. Your name will be added to PGCRL frequent visitor list and you will need to check in with the PGCRL front security desk on arrival.

Access to FMCF at TMDT

TMDT-based users registered with the FMCF will be granted access to the FMCF at TMDT upon completion of the TMDT Pass Card Request form. Fill out "Cardholder Information" and "Access Card Request" portion and submit this form to the FMCF office at TMDT (Room 2-302).

If you are a SickKids-based or external user you must also email the FMCF manager () and provide your name, your PI's name and the reason for needing access to the FMCF at TMDT.

After Hours Access at TMDT or PGCRL

Requests can be made to access the FMCF at TMDT or PGCRL on weekends or outside normal business hours. Requests will only be granted to users who have demonstrated that they can use the instruments independently. Newly trained users are required to have used an instrument at least three times within two months of being trained before they can request. Requests will be granted at the discretion of the FMCF manager.

For After Hours Access at PGCRL:

  1. Email a completed 24 Hour Flow Cytometry Access (Word doc) form from the PI's institutional email account to the FMCF manager Sherry Zhao ().
  2. Complete the "Cardholder Information" and "Access Required" portion on the SickKids PGCRL Access Card - ID Badge Request form. Submit this form to the FMCF office at PGCRL (Room 18-9710).

For After Hours Access at TMDT:

  1. Email a completed 24 Hour Flow Cytometry Access (Word doc) from the PI's institutional email account to the FMCF manager Sherry Zhao ().
  2. Complete the "Cardholder Information" and "Access Card Request" portion on the TMDT Pass Card Request form. Submit this form to the FMCF office at TMDT (Room 2-302).