For members of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center:

  • All light microscopes except the IX70: $13.10/hour.
  • Olympus IX70 live-cell microscope: $4.30/hour.
  • Lavision light-sheet microscope: $33.50/hour
  • Electron microscopes: $67.20/hour.
  • Image analysis workstation: $9.30/hour.

For members of UNC that are NOT part of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. They also apply to researchers at NCSU :

  • All light microscopes except the IX70: $33.30/hour.
  • Olympus IX70 live-cell microscope: $8/hour.
  • Lavision light-sheet microscope: $50.70/hour
  • Electron microscopes: $67.20/hour.
  • Image analysis workstation: $11.50/hour.

For non-profit government or educational insitutions other than UNC and NCSU (other universities, NIH, etc.):

  • All light microscopes except the IX70: $52/hour.
  • Olympus IX70 live-cell microscope: $12/hour.
  • Lavision light-sheet microscope: $79/hour
  • Electron microscopes: $104/hour.
  • Image analysis workstation: $18/hour.

For commercial entities (pharmaceutical, biotech companies, etc.):

  • All light microscopes except the IX70: $66.60/hour.
  • Olympus IX70 live-cell microscope: $16/hour.
  • Lavision light-sheet microscope: $101.40/hour
  • Electron microscopes: $134.40/hour.
  • Image analysis workstation: $23/hour.

EM sample preparation, technical assistance and consultation

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