Internal Rates  (effective July 1, 2019)

Staff is available for short term imaging projects. Contact the staff for assistance.

Training Fee

Internal Rate

Zeiss LSM 780 NLO Confocal Training Fee 

A basic training includes a few 2-hr sessions of training to cover basic material such as the system, setting configurations, basic images, z-stack. More extensive training covering subjects such as multi-photon imaging, spectral imaging, Multi-positional imaging are available at the training rate. Additional on-call assistance is available at peak rate until a practical test is passed.


Multiphoton Training available once trained on the 780 confocal system.   

Zeiss Axiovert 200 M Widefield/Epifluorescent

Training can include basic imaging on microscope with or without camera use, Multi-color, Z-Stack, Timecourse. Training time charged 0.5 hour minimum with addition charge in 15 minute increments.


Assisted Imaging Fee

Zeiss LSM 780 NLO Confocal
Zeiss Axiovert 200 M Widefield/Epifluorescent

Hourly Usage Fee

Zeiss LSM 780 NLO Confocal  Peak usage times (1hr min)  
Zeiss LSM 780 NLO Confocal  Non-peak usage times (1hr min)
Peak usage times (8:30 am - 5:30 pm weekdays)
Non-peak usage times (5:30 pm - 8:30 am weekdays and all day weekends)
Afterhours sessions are available to more experienced users after at least a couple sessions during working hours.  Core staff approval needed. 

Fees will be assessed based on login/logout on computer and written logs. After the minimum charge additional usage is rounded to the next 1/4 hour. Rates may be reduced for overnight time-lapse experiments, depending upon instrument demand. Contact staff for external pricing