Rates

Events

The Core will accept new Major User membership based on newly awarded NINDS R01 or equivalent (U01, R35, R37, P01, P50, U54, DP1, DP2). Major Users receive a discount in recharge rates when using core instruments. If you have a qualifying NINDS grant please let us know so we can add you to our major users group.

All labs or companies must properly cite our grant (NINDS P30 NS047101) 

Microscopy Pricing

Prices During Business Hours: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm M-F

All prices are per hour unless otherwise specified.

MICROSCOPE
RESOURCE

UCSD USERS
Business Hours

Corporate/
For-Profit
Business Hours

 

 NON-UCSD/
Non-Profit
Business Hours

P30 NINDS MEMBERS
Business Hours

Gatan 3View Serial Block Face Secitoning EM

$36

 $72

$55.80

$22

Technical charge for Gatan setup

$300
flat rate

$600

$465
flat rate

$300
flat rate

OMX Super Resolution Microscope - SIM

$36

$72

$55.80

$22

Confocal Microscopes (Olympus and Leica and Zeiss 880)

$36

$72

$55.80

$22

Zeiss Z.1 Light Sheet Microscope $36$72
 $55.80
$22
Perkin Elmer UltraView Vox Spinning Disk

$36

$72

$55.80

$22

DeltaVision Deconvolution Microscope

$28

$56

$43.40

$17.05

Hamamatsu Slide Scanner

$28

 $56

$43.40

$17.05

MMI Cell Cut Laser Microdissection

$28

 $56

$43.40

$17.05

Keyence Widefield Microscope 

$28

$56

$43.40

$17.05

Olympus MVX10 MacroView Stereoscope

$18

 $36

$27.90

$11

Computer Software

$18

$36

$27.90

$11

Technical Assistance

$50

$100

$62

$50

Slide Scanning Service Hourly Charge $40$80
$62
 $40
Instrument Training

$220
flat rate

$440

$341
flat rate

$220
flat rate

Nanozoomer or Keyence Training
 $110
flat rate
$220 $170.50
flat rate
$110
flat rate

A training fee is charged for each instrument and is priced for 1-2 people/session. Training fees include all on demand follow up Technical Assistance during business hours.  

There is no training charge for software or the Olympus MVX10 MacroView system.

Prices for After Hours 5:30 pm - 8:30 am M-F and Weekends

Core Members, UCSD Users and Academic Non-UCSD Users - 45% discount after hours

Corporate / For-Profit - 25% discount after hours

Applied Precision OMX and TIRFM and Gatan 3View system - No after hours special pricing

All Non UCSD Users are charged an overhead for any and all services, reflected in posted prices

Core Grant Members are those who have NINDS funding and have participated in our most recently funded NINDS P30 grant application. 

Core Grant Members for the OMX system are those who participated in our Stimulus Grant, and differ from NINDS core members for the entire microscopy facility.


Histology Pricing

Histology services include Clarity tissue processing, sample prep for serial block face sectioning and array tomography.

HISTOLOGY RESOURCEUCSD USERS Coroporate /
For - Profit

NON-UCSD USERS

P30 NINDS MEMBERS

CLARITY - 1 tissue

$100

 $200

$155

$100

Clarity - Each Additional Tissue

$50

$100

$77.50

$50

Serial Block Face Embed/Stain

$700$1400$1085$700

Histology Hourly Charge

$52

$104

$80.60

$52