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Laboratory Resources

Campus Offices

Environmental Health and Safety

MSDS/SDS Information 

Controlled Substances in Research guidelines - Investigators who use federally controlled substances in multiple locations need a license PER location.  Please view the guidelines for more information. 

Facilities Management, CCOM

Lab access requests should be submitted by email to ccom-access by a trusted access requester.

Labs requesting a room reservation for meetings should email the ccom-reservations inbox. 

Facilities Management (UI) Work Control

FM at Your Service portal

CCOM Laboratory Surplus

The Office of Research and Office of Facilities Management and Planning are making unwanted laboratory equipment, supplies and furniture available to occupants in Carver College of Medicine buildings prior to removal by University Surplus. Photos of available items can be viewed on FlickrPlease contact Sonya Housholder in the Office of Research if interested in possible surplus solutions for your needs or to advertise surplus items in your department. Due to limited storage capacity, items will be available for a limited time. To request addition to the mailing list, please contact Sonya Housholder

CCOM Shared Laboratory Equipment

The Office of Research provides and maintains shared laboratory equipment to support research activities in interdisciplinary research space. This equipment includes autoclaves, laboratory glassware washers, film developers and ice machines (PBDB only). Autoclaves are located in buildings BRSF, CBRB, EMRB, MERF, ML, and PBDB; glassware washers in CBRB, EMRB, MERF, and PBDB; and film developers in MERF, ML, and PBDB. Questions should be directed to Sonya Housholder regarding access and use of the equipment. The Office of Research encourages the safe use of equipment through trainings by experts and will coordinate training workshops upon request. 

  • View the training presentation for Consolidated autoclaves here
  • View Autoclaving Guidelines by the Environmental Health and Safety office. 
  • Download replacement Autoclave Sign-In pages for the clipboards here

Guidelines for Minors Interning in Research Labs

These guidelines apply to minors interning in CCOM individual labs to perform research work. 

In order to host a minor Research Intern, faculty and any lab staff who will have direct contact and supervisory roles will need to do the following: 

  • Complete the online training course WRM002 through the Employee Self-Service My Training site. This training must be current within three years. 
  • Pass a criminal background check. Back ground checks must be current within five years.  
  • Create a job description and complete the forms below from the guidelines document.  
    • Proposed Project Checklist
    • PI/Supervisor Approval

Social Media Guidelines for Labs

"Using Twitter and other Social Media to Share Your Research" presentation by Jeff Raasch, UI Health Care Marketing and Communications Office

"A Scientist's Guide to Social Media" by Jennifer Heemstra, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Emory University
ACS Central Science Article ASAP,  DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.9b01273

Workshops for Researchers

Workshops that may be of interest to researchers can be found on the research events calendar.  Handouts and presentations from CCOM-sponsored workshops will be available here