OpenWetWare:How to join

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Use this page to sign up for an OpenWetWare account. Accounts are only needed for editing pages; all pages are viewable by anyone. Note you do not need an account if you only wish to view the source of a page on OWW. You can add "?action=raw" to view the source, e.g.

We are trying to keep the barrier to access for scientists as low as possible. Feel free to request an account regardless of whether you are an individual, a student group, a lab or some other type of organization. Just having an interest in biological science or biological engineering is sufficient to join OpenWetWare. If you are interested in setting up a lab website, please state that and we can help you further.

Each application is read and evaluated by real people. In order to expedite getting an account, please give us as much information as possible. If you do not provide your full name and academic affiliation, we will ask you to provide more information. Also, a detailed reason for why you would like to join will help, especially if you are not academically affiliated.

Please note that user accounts are for individuals only and are not meant to be shared by a group.

If you have any questions, please email us at admin AT openwetware DOT org.

Your username should be reflective of your real name (e.g "John M. Smith"). See our username policy. Also, each user should have their own account; no group accounts are allowed.
Must be >6 characters. You can change this password later in your preferences.
Re-enter password:
Must match password above.
First (given) and last name (surname).
An email will be sent to this address to confirm your account registration.
Institutional Affiliation:
If applicable, provide your academic or industrial affiliation.
Why would you like to join?:
Short description of why you would like to join OWW; ie, what and why you would like to edit.
How did you hear about us?:
This helps us determine where we need to focus to recruit new users.

If you do not receive an email with your registration information within 48 hours, please check your spam filter. OpenWetWare account registration emails are sometimes flagged as spam.

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