Cell and Developmental Biology Microscopy Core

Fee Schedule for 2016-2017 Fiscal Year

Light Microscopy Rates and Policies

 

Microscope Assisted Imaging Unassisted Imaging — Peak Hours Unassisted Imaging — Off-peak Hours
All Leica confocals $85/hour $35/hour $17.50/hour
Zeiss LSM 710 confocal $85/hour $35/hour $17.50/hour
Zeiss LSM 880 confocal $90/hour $40/hour $20/hour
Spinning disk confocals $80/hour $30/hour $15/hour
Zeiss Lightsheet Z.1 $85/hour $35/hour $17.50/hour
Deltavision Wide field $70/hour $20/hour $10/hour

All other wide fields (including EVOS)

$60/hour $10/hour $10/hour

Peak hours are from 8 am - 8 pm Monday - Friday.

Cancellation Policy: Users may cancel their own reservations up to 3 hours prior to the scheduled start time. If you need to cancel after that, email or call Andrea or Jasmine as soon as possible.

Restrictions: Advance reservations made on all laser-scanning confocals during peak hours are subject to a 4-hour maximum time limit. Users wishing to reserve a block of time longer than 4 hours long must have some or all of that block carry over into off-peak hours.  Users are always welcome to extend their session on the day of their reservation if that time is still available.

Training: No charge for mandatory pre -training lecture. Hands-on training is $250 per person; this includes credit for the first three hours of unassisted use (unassisted sessions must take place within one month of hands-on training in order to qualify).

Special rate: An additional 50% discount will automatically be applied to time-lapse experiments 12 hours or longer in duration.

Non-academic, external customers (excluding CHOP and Wistar researchers) are subject to an additional 62% surcharge on top of the above rates.

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Scanning Electron Microscopy Rates

Service Description Fee
Sample Prep A Fixation & Dehydration, set of 6 samples $90/set
Sample Prep B Mount & Au/Pd Sputter Coat, set of 6 samples $60/set
Assisted Imaging Image acquisition on FEI Quanta 250 in EMRL $85/hour

Contact Yuri Veklich for further information on sample requirements or other imaging options (e.g., CLEM)

Note: Non-academic, external customers (excluding CHOP and Wistar researchers) are subject to an additional 62% surcharge on top of the above rates.

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