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The following table lists internal rates charged to faculty, staff, and students of The Ohio State University from July 1 2021.

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
$40.00
Hour 
Transmission Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation Service - Tissue
$110.00
Per 3 Samples
Transmission Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation Service- Cell Monolayer
$120.00
Per 3 Samples
Transmission Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation Service - Cell Pellet
$130.00
Per 3 Samples
TEM Sample Sectioning Service
$90.00
Per Sample
TEM Sample Sectioning Service (Thick sections only per block)
$45.00
Per Sample
 
Scanning Electron Microscopy Processing
Scanning Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation Service
$100.00
Per 3 Samples
Critical Point Dryer
$30.00
Hour
Sputter Coater
$12.00
Run
 
Image Analysis Imaris Workstation
$7.00
Hour
 
Confocal Microscopy
FV 3000 Hourly RATE (9am-5pm)
$35.00  
 Hour
FV 3000 AFTER HOURS USE
$30.00 
 Hour
FV 3000 DAILY RATE
 $280.00
 Day
 
 
 
FV1000 Filter Hourly RATE (9am-5pm)
 $35.00
Hour 
FV1000 Filter AFTER HOURS USE
 $30.00
Hour 
FV1000 Filter DAILY RATE
 $280.00
Day 
 
 
 
 
Multiphoton Microscopy
Multiphoton Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope
$45.00
Hour
Multiphoton Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope DAILY RATE
$360.00
Day
 
Live Cell Microscopy
Live Cell Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope
$40.00
Hour
Live Cell Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope DAILY RATE
$320.00
Day 
 
Super Resolution Microscopy
 
 
Super Resolution Microscoppe
$45.00
Hour
Super Resolution Microscopy Daily Rate
$360.00
Day
 
Light Microscopy
Light Microscope - Widefield, Brightfield and Stereo
$15.00
Hour
 
Sample Preparation Equipment
Ultramicrotome
$15.00
Hour
Cryo-Ultramicrotome
$45.00
Hour
Cryostat
$20.00
Hour
Vibratome
$15.00
Hour
Microwave Processing
$10.00
Hour
 
Technical Assistance*
$45.00
Hour
* Instrument training and requested user support during self-operation. All services include technical assistance charges.