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Training in microscopy and consultation regarding potential research projects are provided free of charge. Please see the Calendar for microscope use guidelines.

Brown Rate

Brown rate applies to all faculty with a Brown appointment, even if not campus based.
Electron Microscopes (TEM and SEM) $52 / hour
Olympus Multiphoton Microscope $40 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $20/ hour)
Zeiss Confocal Microscopes $28 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $14/ hour)
Leica Confocal Microscope $20 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $10/ hour)
Fluorescence Microscopes* $15 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $7/ hour)
Misc Fees  
Ultramicrotome $12 / hour
Diamond Knife Rental (Histo or Ultra) $12 / hour
Glow Discharge $6 / cycle
Critical Point Dryer $9 / cycle
Sputter Coater $9 / cycle
EM Supplies at cost
Technical Assitance $44 / hour

*Fluorescence rate includes the Stereo Fluorescence microscope

External Rate

External rate applies to non-Brown academic users. Includes F & A rate
Electron Microscopes (TEM and SEM) $104 / hour
Olympus Multiphoton Microscope $80 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $40/ hour)
Zeiss Confocal Microscopes $56 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $28/ hour)
Leica Confocal Microscope $40 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $20/ hour)
Fluorescence Microscopes* $30 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $14/ hour)
Misc Fees  
Ultramicrotome $24 / hour
Diamond Knife Rental (Histo or Ultra) $24 / hour
Glow Discharge $12 / cycle
Critical Point Dryer $18 / cycle
Sputter Coater $18/ cycle
EM Supplies at cost * 1.62
Technical Assitance $81 / hour

*Fluorescence rate includes the Stereo Fluorescence microscope

Commercial Rate

Electron Microscopes (TEM and SEM) $168 / hour
Olympus Multiphoton Microscope $130 / hr (after hours 8pm-8am $65/ hr)
Zeiss Confocal Microscopes $91 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $45/ hour)
Leica Confocal Microscope $64 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $33/ hour)
Fluorescence Microscopes* $49 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $23/ hour)
Misc Fees  
Ultramicrotome $39 / hour
Diamond Knife Rental (Histo or Ultra) $39 / hour
Glow Discharge $19 / cycle
Critical Point Dryer $29 / cycle
Sputter Coater $29 / cycle
EM Supplies at cost * 2
Technical Assitance $100 / hour

*Fluorescence rate includes the Stereo Fluorescence microscope