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General Access

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Proposal Review Timeframe

Proposals sent for review monthly. Due the 1st of each month at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific).

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Proposal Focus

All Projects

Initial allocations of 24-120 hours of microscope time are awarded based on the project scope and external peer review. Optional training component, recommended on-site (see workshops). PNCC staff or qualified user operation of instrumentation.

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Instrument Allocation Requests

Up to 20 days per year, allocated by request based on progress

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Typical Access Timeframe

Valid for up to 2 years

Screening Access

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Proposal Review Timeframe

Proposals sent for review monthly. Due the 1st of each month at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific).

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Proposal Focus

Sample Preparation

Prioritized towards groups without local access to cryoEM resources. On-site allocations of staff-assisted sample preparation and training are awarded based on project scope, resource need, and external peer review. Priority of access defined in ‘Screening Overview’ (see scheduling policies). Preliminary data and grids can be used to apply for General Access.

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Instrument Allocation Requests

Up to 5 on-site day, maximum of one team member to visit.

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Typical Access Timeframe

Valid for up to 4 months

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