Access Research Areas

Need access to research areas? We authorize access to areas in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, 193 Yonge St. and 250 Yonge St.


The following areas require additional training in order to obtain access:

  • Flow Cytometry
  • Molecular Biology/Genomics
  • Histology
  • Virus Lab, Bacterial Workroom
  • Tissue Culture
  • Tissue Harvesting
  • BioImaging
  • Vivarium

Click here to see the upcoming training sessions and sign up to obtain access to these areas.

Before registering for any Vivarium offered courses, you must be added to an approved Animal Use Protocol (AUP)

Please contact the appropriate core specialist or the research biosafety officer if you have any question. You can find their contact details here.

You can find the cage in the LKSKI parking garage next to the entry and exit ramp. To ensure the safety of all those using the parking garage, some security measures have been put in place. Most importantly, there will be a requirement to walk your bike up and down the ramp at all times.

In order to gain access, you must be an employee at the LKSKI.

Step 1: Please complete the following bike cage agreement outlining the safety and security requirements in order to have your bike cage access authorized.

Step 2: Once completed, please submit it to the Research Facilities email at

If your card is not working after 48 hours or you have any issues with your access, please follow-up with Security on the 10th floor of the Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower at the main Hospital.

Phone: 416-864-6060 Ext. 5323