Browse by investigator rate: UNC-Affiliated | NINDS-Funded | NINDS-Priority and IDDRC | Non-UNC/External

Please note that new rates for microscope use, training fees, and consulting will go into effect on June 1st, 2020. These rate changes are a part of the normal review process involving the Office of Sponsored Research and are not related to the situation with COVID-19.

UNC-Affiliated Investigator

Consultation and image-for-hire charge: $57 per hour
Confocal and Widefield Microscopes include a 1.5 hr or 1 hr consultation charge for new user trainings, respectively. Charges are in addition to microscope usage charges.

Microscope Usage Fee
(per hour)
New User Training
(per user)
Confocal Microscopes:

Leica SP8X Falcon

Olympus FV3000RS

Zeiss LSM 780, 710, & 7MP

$35 $85.50
Widefield Microscopes: 

Olympus MVX10

Nikon Eclipse Ti2

$12 $57

 

NINDS-Funded Investigator

Consultation and image-for-hire charge: $28 per hour
Confocal and Widefield Microscopes include a 1.5 hr or 1 hr consultation charge for new user trainings, respectively. Charges are in addition to microscope usage charges.

Microscope Usage Fee
(per hour)
New User Training
(per user)
Confocal Microscopes:

Leica SP8X Falcon

Olympus FV3000RS

Zeiss LSM 780, 710, & 7MP

$13 $42
Widefield Microscopes: 

Olympus MVX10

Nikon Eclipse Ti2

$6 $28

 

NINDS-Priority (NC Primary Faculty) and IDDRC Investigator

Consultation and image-for-hire charge: $26 per hour
Confocal and Widefield Microscopes include a 1.5 hr or 1 hr consultation charge for new user trainings, respectively. Charges are in addition to microscope usage charges.

Microscope Usage Fee
(per hour)
New User Training
(per user)
Confocal Microscopes:

Leica SP8X Falcon

Olympus FV3000RS

Zeiss LSM 780, 710, & 7MP

$12 $39
Widefield Microscopes: 

Olympus MVX10

Nikon Eclipse Ti2

$6 $26

 

Non-UNC/ External Investigator

Consultation and image-for-hire charge: $88 per hour
Confocal and Widefield Microscopes include a 1.5 hr or 1 hr consultation charge for new user trainings, respectively. Charges are in addition to microscope usage charges.

Microscope Usage Fee
(per hour)
New User Training
(per user)
Confocal Microscopes:

Leica SP8X Falcon

Olympus FV3000RS

Zeiss LSM 780, 710, & 7MP

$55 $132
Widefield Microscopes: 

Olympus MVX10

Nikon Eclipse Ti2

$18 $88