Lab Policies & Safety

The following policies and guidelines are to be followed in the lab. Failure to adhere to these policies and procedures will result in action from the University up to a permanent ban from the lab space.

General Rules

Lab Safety

Code of Conduct

In case of Emergency


Intellectual Property (IP) Note: In general, inventions made by students remain the property of the student even when using this laboratory space, generally available material in the lab, and basic help from the lab staff. Students are encouraged to disclose their work early on with the Penn Center for Innovation (PCI) to maintain their property and request a waiver of ownership from the university. Details of Penn's IP policies can be found here; students should pay special attention to 2.1.2 - 2.1.4.