Rates in effect from May 1st, 2019:

For members of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center:

  • All light microscopes except the IX70: $16.10/hour.
  • Olympus IX70 live-cell microscope: $6.10/hour.
  • Lavision light-sheet microscope: $47.50/hour
  • Electron microscopes: $71.60/hour.
  • Image analysis workstation: $11.60/hour.

For members of UNC that are NOT part of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  • All light microscopes except the IX70: $35.80/hour.
  • Olympus IX70 live-cell microscope: $8.70/hour.
  • Lavision light-sheet microscope: $55.60/hour
  • Electron microscopes: $71.60/hour.
  • Image analysis workstation: $11.60/hour.

For researchers at NCSU or UNC-Wilmington

  • All light microscopes except the IX70: $35.90/hour.
  • Olympus IX70 live-cell microscope: $8.70/hour.
  • Lavision light-sheet microscope: $57.10/hour
  • Electron microscopes: $71.90/hour.
  • Image analysis workstation: $12.40/hour.

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

  • All light microscopes except the IX70: $55.90/hour.
  • Olympus IX70 live-cell microscope: $13.50/hour.
  • Lavision light-sheet microscope: $88.90/hour
  • Electron microscopes: $111.70/hour.
  • Image analysis workstation: $19.30/hour.

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

  • All light microscopes except the IX70: $71.60/hour.
  • Olympus IX70 live-cell microscope: $17.40/hour.
  • Lavision light-sheet microscope: $111.20/hour
  • Electron microscopes: $143.20/hour.
  • Image analysis workstation: $23.20/hour.

EM sample preparation, technical assistance and consultation

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