MCD Bio Lab Equipment

Equipment Repair Shops for Biological Sciences

Repair techs:

Nick Yarnes x3410 (229 Sinsheimer) 

Drop-in hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 4:00pm

 x3690 (104 Biomed)

Drop-in hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Mission: To maintain and repair lab equipment,

       and to assist with other equipment issues, such as -

  • equipment-related training
  • instrument modifications
  • instrument interfacing
  • instrument design
  • equipment purchases

Shop Policies

Submitting a job: Instruments should be clean and completely decontaminated before being brought to the shop. Each instrument must be accompanied by an Biohazard Form. In Sinsheimer, these can be found in an envelope hanging on the repair shop door - place instrument and form on the cart to your left as you walk in.

Recharges: The cost of parts used in instrument repair will be recharged. The repair shop will cover the paperwork, but an account number and authorized signature will be needed.

Job prioritization: The following priority scheme is generally applied, with occasional exceptions.

  1. Emergency and safety-related work
  2. Scheduled preventive maintenance on common equipment
  3. Repair of common equipment - teaching
  4. Repair of common equipment - research
  5. Repair of lab equipment (or consultation) for PI's in the Biological Sciences (MCD, EEB, METX)
  6. Work for other UCSC units


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