Rates

User fees are typically adjusted in September or October each year, following review of the prior fiscal year

Leduc Bioimaging Facility Rates (effective 11/1/2020)

unit Brown * External Academic Commercial
Transmission Electron Microscope
hour $52 $83 $210
Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM Apreo non-VS mode) hour $59 $93 $234
SEM serial block face imaging, first 4 hours hour $59 $93 $234
SEM serial block face imaging, additional hours in a continuous session hour $13 $21 $53
Opera Phenix High-Content Imaging (non-EPSCoR) hour $43 $69 $173
Opera Phenix High-Content Imaging (EPSCoR) hour $39 $62 N/A
Olympus Multiphoton Microscope hour $48 $76 $192
Olympus Multiphoton Microscope, after hours (8 pm - 8 am) hour $23 $36 $91
Confocal Microscopes hour $38 $61 $154
Confocal Microscopes, after hours (8 pm - 8 am) hour $19 $30 $77
Slide Scanner (first 4 hours) hour $19 $30 $76
Slide Scanner (additional hours in a continuous session) hour $10 $15 $39
Fluorescence Microscopes* hour $19 $31 $77
Fluorescence Microscopes, after hours (8 pm - 8 am) hour $10 $16 $39
Ultramicrotome hour $19 $30 $76
Diamond Knife Rental (Histo or Ultra) hour $22 $35 $89
Glow Discharge hour $22 $35 $89
Critical Point Dryer hour $12 $19 $49
Sputter Coater hour $22 $34 $86
EM Supplies at cost
Technical Assistance hour $64 $102 $257


* Note:

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

Brown rate applies to all faculty with a Brown appointment, even if not campus based.  Includes Rhode Island academic and Hospital affiliates.

Fluorescence rate includes the Lumar Stereo-fluorescence microscope