Microscopy > Rates

The following table lists internal rates charged to faculty, staff, and students of The Ohio State University from July 1 2016.

The CMIF is also available for use by those outside the university with a different rate structure. Please contact us or call (614) 292-9786 for a fee quotation.

Instrument or Service
Rate
Basis
 
Transmission Electron Microscopy
Transmission Electron Microscope
$35.00
Hour
Transmission Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation Service - Tissue
$100.00
Per 3 Samples
Transmission Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation Service- Cell Monolayer
$110.00
Per 3 Samples
Transmission Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation Service - Cell Pellet
$120.00
Per 3 Samples
TEM Sample Sectioning Service
$80.00
Per Sample
TEM Sample Sectioning Service (Thick sections only per block)
$40.00
Per Sample
 
Scanning Electron Microscopy
Scanning Electron Microscope
$35.00
Hour
Scanning Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation Service
$90.00
Per 3 Samples
Critical Point Dryer
$25.00
Hour
Sputter Coater
$10.00
Hour
 
Confocal Microscopy
Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope (9-5)
$30.00
Hour
Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope after-hours use
$25.00
Hour
 
Multiphoton Microscopy
Multiphoton Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope
$35.00
Hour
Multiphoton Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope DAILY RATE
$280.00
24 Hours
 
Live Cell Microscopy
Live Cell Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope
$30.00
Hour
Live Cell Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope DAILY RATE
$240.00
24 Hours
 
Light Microscopy
Light Microscope - Widefield, Brightfield and Stereo
$10.00
Hour
Spectral Camera (Nuance)
$5.00
Hour
 
Sample Preparation Equipment
Ultramicrotome
$10.00
Hour
Cryo-Ultramicrotome
$30.00
Hour
Cryostat
$10.00
Hour
Vibratome
$10.00
Hour
Microwave Processing
$5.00
Hour
 
Technical Assistance*
$35.00
Hour
* Instrument training and requested user support during self-operation. All services include technical assistance charges.