– Open to all interested users without regard to nationality or institutional affiliation.
– Provides resources sufficient for users to conduct research safely and efficiently. Allocation of facility resources is determined by merit upon a review of the proposed work.
– User fees are not charged for non-profit research institutions if the user intends to publish the research results in the literature. In some cases, a non-financial counterpart may be required, such as reagents and raw materials for the experiments performed. Full recovery of the costs is required for proprietary work.