Rates

Training in microscopy and consultation regarding potential research projects are provided free of charge.  

Brown Rates (effective Nov. 1st, 2018)

Brown rate applies to all faculty with a Brown appointment, even if not campus based.  Includes Rhode Island academic and Hospital affiliates.
Transmission Electron Microscope
$55 / hour
Scanning Electron Microscope (Apreo non-VS mode) $55 / hour
Serial Block-Face Scanning Electron Microscope (FEI  Apreo VS)

$55 / hour (first 2 hrs), $10 / hour (additional hrs in continuous session)

Olympus Multiphoton Microscope $40 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $21/ hour)
Confocal Microscopes $30 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $15/ hour)
Fluorescence Microscopes* $15 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $9/ hour)
Ultramicrotome $15 / hour
Diamond Knife Rental (Histo or Ultra) $12 / hour
Glow Discharge $12 / cycle
Critical Point Dryer $11 / cycle
Sputter Coater $11 / cycle
EM Supplies at cost
Technical Assistance $62 / hour

*Fluorescence rate includes the Lumar Stereo-fluorescence microscope

External Academic Rate  
External rate applies to non-Brown academic users. Includes F & A rate
Transmission Electron Microscope $90 / hour
Scanning Electron Microscope (Apreo non-VS mode) $90 / hour
Serial Block-Face Scanning Electron Microscope (FEI  Apreo VS) $90 / hour (first 2 hrs), $17 / hour (additional hrs in continuous session)
Olympus Multiphoton Microscope $66 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $34/ hour)
Confocal Microscopes $49 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $25/ hour)
Fluorescence Microscopes* $25 / hour (after hours 8pm-8am $15/ hour)
Ultramicrotome $25 / hour
Diamond Knife Rental (Histo or Ultra) $20 / hour
Glow Discharge $20 / cycle
Critical Point Dryer $18 / cycle
Sputter Coater $19 / cycle
EM Supplies at cost * 1.62
Technical Assitance $101 / hour

*Fluorescence rate includes the Stereo Fluorescence microscope

For Commercial Rates please contact Geoff Williams