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MORAN/OCHMAN LAB UT LINKS

Lab Resources, Equipment and Space Reservations
Equipment reservations at SKEDDA Moran-Ochman equipment reservations
Chemical Inventory Moran-Ochman Quartzy Inventory
UT Box: cloud storage UT BOX
UT Facilities
Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology (ICMB) https://icmb.utexas.edu/research/core-facilities
The Texas Advanced Computing Center http://www.tacc.utexas.edu/
TACC Stampede http://www.tacc.utexas.edu/stampede/
The Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics http://ccbb.utexas.edu
BioITeam Homepage https://wikis.utexas.edu/display/bioiteam/Home
CCBB Bioinformatic Consultants http://ccbb.utexas.edu/consultants.html
Dept. of Statistics free consulting https://stat.utexas.edu/consulting/free-consulting
Dept. of Statistics & Data Sciences short courses https://stat.utexas.edu/training/software-short-courses
 
Ordering
UT Marketplace https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/frms/utmarket/ecommerce/
BioStore Storeroom https://icmb.utexas.edu/research/services/biostore
ICMB Supply Center https://icmb.utexas.edu/research/services/supply-center
Fisher Chemical Storeroom https://cm.utexas.edu/resources/fisher-storeroom
NEB freezer stock https://www.neb.com/freezer-programs/freezers/university-of-texas-austin-icmb-nebnow
Primer Ordering
(Jan 2017) Currently Life Technologies primers (under 60 bases) are about 10% cheaper than IDT primers, but IDT delivers about a day faster. Primers 61-90 bases cost 56% less through Life Technologies.
 
IDT - Custom Oligonucleotide Synthesis help DNA Oligos and Mixed Base Definitions
IDT orders are placed through the ICMB Core and must be picked up in the Supply Center Office MBB 1.426K. They are not delivered directly to the lab. Orders must be submitted to the ICMB by 12:30 pm for early approval and submitted by 4:00 pm for same day approval. Excel bulk upload file
 
Life Technologies primer ordering help ordering codes, purity selection, and modification options
Life Technologies Custom Oligos
sequence, name, researcher, synthesis scale, and purification fields must be filled
Bulk upload template for custom oligos - save file as CSV or TXT file format
Life Technologies Value Oligos (economical and fast - according to Life Technologies)
Oligo name - only letters and numbers | Sequence - between 5-40 bases A, G, C, T only | No modifications
Bulk upload template for value oligos - save file as CSV or TXT file format
Campus Poster Printing
Ask your PI if they will pay for or reimburse your poster printing fee. Some of the campus resources allow for direct billing to UT accounts.
Perry-Castañeda Library: $5 per linear foot with student ID, take tax exemption form if being reimbursed by grant, 1-2 day processing time https://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/copyprint/poster-printing
CCBB: satin or glossy, cost varies by size, can pay with grant, pro-card, or credit card, allow two days for processing http://ccbb.utexas.edu/printing.html
College of Natural Science: $50 for graduate students, $25 for undergraduates, can pay with credit card or grant, 24 hour processing https://cns.utexas.edu/students/67-students/research-experience/389-poster-printing
Tax Exemption form for reimbursement (you will not be reimbursed for tax) pdf
Equipment Repair
Department of Chemistry Instrument Repair
https://cm.utexas.edu/resources/department-facilities/instrument-repair
ICMB Electronic Services https://icmb.utexas.edu/research/services/electronics
Chemical Engineering Machine Shop http://www.che.utexas.edu/resources/repair-shop/
Department of Chemistry Glass Shop
https://cm.utexas.edu/resources/department-facilities/glass-shop
UT Facilities Services Repairs and Maintenance (refrigerator/freezer repair or building issues) https://utdirect.utexas.edu/webapps/worqs/showHome.do
NMS Building Manager, Ed Kohler, email, office PAT 140 or NMS 1.308
Travel
UT travel rules (condensed) pdf
Department of Integrative Biology travel coordinator ibfrontdesk@austin.utexas.edu
Integrative Biology RTA - Request for Travel Authorization here
UT Travel Management Website http://www.utexas.edu/travel/
Concur travel arrangements (centrally billed or reimbursed)
https://travel.utexas.edu/travelplanning/concur-booking-tool
Texas hotel tax exemption form pdf
Texas sales tax exemption form (used for resort fee tax) pdf
Texas rental vehicle tax exemption pdf
Training
UT Learn link
Employee Compliance Training UT Learn Transcript or https://utdirect.utexas.edu/cts/
New Employee Orientation (PN 1000) registration
J-1 Scholar Orientation (required) for foreigners registration
New Student Employee Checklist link
EHS Laboratory Safety Training (OH 101, 102, 201, 202, 204, 207, and 241 required)
http://ehs.utexas.edu/training/lab-training-requirements.php .
Fire Extinguisher Training registration (FF 205) link
Lynda.com software training for staff (EID required)
Personal Perks
UT Employee Discounts with Life Care (sign up required) http://www.utexas.edu/hr/edp/
Sustainable Food Center (farm to work basket) https://farmtowork.org/SFC/UT_Austin/North_Campus/
UT Faculty Staff Dine In Dollars: $5 bonus, 10% discount info | signup | add dollars | pay for dollars
Discounted Airport Parking (send for cards before use)
https://travel.utexas.edu/travelplanning/airport-parking
Zipcar at UT http://parking.utexas.edu//transportation/carshare/