Department Services

Biology Receiving

Joe Iantomasi

Office: Stewart Biology Building, Room N3/17 | Phone: 514-398-6432

Card Access & Room Keys

Please contact Carole Smith for building access and keys to labs or offices in the Stewart Biology Building and Bellini Life Sciences Complex.
5th Floor Access - Please Contact carole.smith [at] (Carole Smith) for access.

Office: Stewart Biology Building, Room N8/13 | Phone: 514-398-6406 | Email: carole.smith [at]

Please fill out the following forms (also available outside the office door):

The following documents are also handed out with keys:

Conference Room Booking

For PI's who require a small conference room for less than 20 people, please note that we do have some rooms available for lab meetings, Supervisory Committee meetings or other ad hoc meetings. These rooms do have projectors and screens.

Stewart Biology Building | Bellini Life Sciences Complex 230

See available rooms and how to book them here

Goodman Cancer Institute & McIntyre Medical Building

Please contact [at] or view the Room Booking Request Form

Printing, Mailing, Fax, Courier Service


uPrint machines are available in Stewart Building Rm. N8/11 and in Bellini Life Sciences Complex Rm 276. The uPrint coordinator in the Department is tami.piovesan [at] (subject: Uprint) (Tami Piovesan). Please contact Tami to assign a FOAPAL to your McGill ID or to request a blank uPrint card. The department checks on stock of paper in each room on a regular basis. If you notice low stock please contact the uPrint coordinator.

Exam Printing Requests

Exams printing requests are sent to Tami a minimum of a week in advance of the exam. Please complete this form to submit any printing requests.

Any duplication requiring more than 40 copies is cheaper if processed through McGill’s Printing Services. They offer high quality printing from business cards to flyers and posters. You may contact them directly to request a quote.

Please note that in some cases, copyright clearance may be necessary before your printing work can be undertaken.

Mailing Services

The Department mailroom is located in the Stewart Biology Building, Room N8/11. Staff and graduate students have individual mail slots allocated to them. The incoming mail is delivered and sorted on Thursdays. Large incoming parcels are placed on the table to be picked up. Only official departmental correspondence and stamped personal correspondence, with complete return address including name of sender, may be placed in the outgoing external mail bag. The outgoing mail is removed by the Building Porter at 7:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. daily.

Send Fax from Email or uPrint Machine

McGill faculty and staff members can send faxes at no charge from a McGill email account or from a uPrint machine, whether to a local or long distance fax number.

For instructions on how to send faxes, please read the following McGill IT Knowledge Base article.

Courier Services

The department uses the services of Federal Express and charges will be made to the users PCard. The user must make arrangements to send large packages through the Receiving in Room N3/17, and envelopes and small packages through the Coordinator in Room N8/17.

Renting a Vehicle

To rent a vehicle for university-related travel, please follow the instructions provided by Travel Services.

The Lounge

The lounge in the Stewart Biology Building, Rm. N8/1, is open to all members of the Biology Department. There are microwave ovens, a fridge, books, and a single-serve coffee machine, with compostable K-cups available. 

Autoclave Booking: Stewart Bio N5/14 + Bellini 247

Autoclaves/dishwasher need to be reserved, using the online Google calendar.
Requests for access to the online booking system should be emailed to carole.smith [at]
A gmail address is required to view the Calendar and reserve a slot.

Please refer to the SOP before use: >> Download SOP

Submitting Autoclave Monitoring results

Use this webform to submit autoclave monitoring results.

Autoclave Monitoring - Procedure
*Please read if you are not familiar with the SOP for Autoclave Monitoring

Biological Indicators are available from:

Joe Iantomasi
Biology Receiving
Room N3/17
Tel: 514-398-6432


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