Consumables and animals: Core users are required to provide their own animals and all consumable items (such as videotapes, gloves, alcohol etc).
Backups and data saving: You must make daily back-ups of files (including movies) onto DVDs. There are the property of the Core. You are encouraged to make backups for your own use. Experimental files are removed every 6 months from the core computers.
Animal Use Protocols: All treatments and housing conditions of animal subjects must comply with the terms of a valid animal use protocol. Quarantine animals may not enter core facilities. Animals or agents that are biohazards may not be used in the core facilities. Please contact the core director for alternatives.
Computer Use: Core computers may ONLY be used for the following: tracking behavioral experiments, AECOM and Pub Med sites, AECOM email and graphing, database and statistical software. You may not download software or files. You many not play games, use chat programs, watch movies, IM, open picture or video files, listen to streaming radio or podcasts, change the user settings or any other settings. Violators will be forbidden to use the core computer immediately and the PI will be charged for the time that it takes staff to rectify any problems ensuing from such violations.