WPI Nano Life Science Institute, Kanazawa University

Rules of the NanoLSI research building

How to dispose of waste

Please refer to this file.

Click here for information on where to dispose of various types of waste.

General Waste Disposal Sheet
Industrial Waste Disposal Sheet (No toxic substance)
Industrial Waste Disposal Sheet (Infectious Industrial Waste)
Industrial Waste Disposal Sheet (Noninfectious culture media)


For sludge contaminated with toxic substances, please enter its data into the Chemical Substance Management System of the Environment Preservation Center at http://prtr.epc.kanazawa-u.ac.jp/cmsys/.

Security of the building

The automatic doors in the building are locked throughout the day and must be unlocked with an ID card.
If you want to allow students to pass through, please apply for accesses to the NanoLSI office using this form.
If you want to allow people other than staff members or students to pass through, please open the door from inside the building or apply for an access card to the office. However, the main entrance (2nd floor) and the door of the connecting hallway to the Natural Science and Technology Hall 1 (4th floor) are open on weekdays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, so you can pass through without an ID card.

Booking for Meeting Rooms

The NanoLSI building has the following six meeting rooms and four visitor’s rooms.

<Meeting Rooms>
4F Main Conference Room, Conference Room 1, Conference Room 2
1F Meeting Room 1, Meeting Room 2, Meeting Room 3

<Visitor’s Rooms>
Visitor 111 (1F),  Visitor 205 (2F),  Visitor 310 (3F),  Visitor402 (4F)

Reservations are required to use the meeting rooms and the visitor’s rooms. Please make a reservation on the Facility Reservation page of Acanthus Portal.
For the reservation manual, click here.
Please note that the Institute’s events may take precedence, especially for the conference rooms on the 4th floor.

Facilities in the building

AED: Located in the Exchange Zone on the 4th floor.

Wheelchair: Located in the Exchange Zone on the 4th floor. Please notify the NanoLSI office when you use it.

Stretcher: Located next to the vending machine on the 4th floor. Please notify the NanoLSI office when you use it.

Crib (diaper changing station): Available in the Accessible Toilet on the 4th floor. Feel free to use it.

Outdoor shoes areas

As a rule, outdoor shoes are not allowed in the building. The areas that are open for outdoor shoes are shown in this drawing.
*However, the hallway leading from the 1st floor shoe shelves to the outdoor shoes area is, in principle, not allowed for outdoor shoes, but only in exceptional cases that staff and students who have rooms on the 1st floor want to enter and exit from the 2nd or 4th floor.

Cleaning areas

The areas to be cleaned by a cleaning company are shown in this drawing.
Please contact the NanoLSI Office if you need to adjust the cleaning time to use the common areas for events, etc.

Operational procedures for liquid nitrogen

Please refer to this file.

*Before handling liquid nitrogen, please read this (“High pressure gas safety training”).

How to use the shared multi-function copiers

Please refer to this file.

The locations of the multi-function copiers are here.

The manual for how to set the copier on your PC is here.

NanoLSI Mailing Lists

The lists are here. You need a password to see them.

Rules for sending e-mails

If the email is related to foreign researchers, it will be forwarded with “!!” in the title.

Although ” !! ” in the title is basically for foreign researchers, please do NOT miss emails with ” 要確認/要返信 “, in addition to ” !! ” in the title.
” !! 要確認/要返信 ” means that you will need to respond / answer to NanoLSI office even if you’re receiving the same email in Japanese from your ex-department.

Letterbox, campus post, postal service

Letterbox is located in the NanoLSI Office on the 4th floor, Please check appropriately.
For the layout , click here.

Campus post is sent from the office twice a day, at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.

Postal mails brought to the office by 1:30 pm will be collected by the post office the next day, so please be sure to bring your mail in time.

NanoLSI Building Work and Maintenance Information

Please check here for the current scheduled works and maintenance.
Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

Visualizing inside of faculty’s room

It is forbidden to block the slit or windows of a faculty’s room with furniture or other objects that permanently obscure the inside of the room from the hallway. If you want to make the room temporarily invisible from the hallway, use the provided window blinds.