Electron Microscopy Core Imaging Facility Fee Schedule

 

Fee Schedule Last adjustment in 2015

 EMCIF Fee Schedule for UMB users

Academic non-UMB users, please add 25% surcharge

For profit organization users, please add 100% surcharge

 New services in 2015
 Price increase in 2015
 Price reduction in 2015
bacteriophage, negative stain, TEM
  Instrument Usage and Training  
Charge ID Charge Item Fee
EMCIF-102 TEM/SEM Usage, assisted, per 30 min $60
EMF-101 TEM/SEM Usage, self use, per 1/2 hour $25
EMF-103 TEM/SEM Usage, off peak, self use, per hour (advanced training required) $30
EMF-105 Basic EM operation training 1-on-1, include 2 hr supervised practice $400
EMCIF-105a Basic EM operation group training only $100
EMF-106 Advanced EM operation training , 2 hour $250
EMF-107 Other EM technique training, 2 hour $250
EMF-121 LM Usage, assisted, per 1/2 hour $30
EMF-117 LM Scope time and Imaging/60min $10
EMF-104 Other accessory equipment usage (trained users only), per run $20
EMF-108 Technical Assistance, per 1/2 hour $25

 

  TEM Sample Processing  
Charge ID Charge Item Fee
EMCIF-001 TEM epoxy embedding, 1st sample $100
EMCIF-001a TEM epoxy embedding, 2nd to 12th sample $20
EMCIF-002 TEM epoxy oriented embedding, 1st sample $120
EMCIF-002a TEM epoxy oriented embedding, 2nd to 12th sample $25
EMCIF-003 TEM unicryl PLT embedding, 1st sample $150
EMCIF-003a TEM unicryl PLT embedding, 2nd to 12th sample $25
EMCIF-007 Vibrotome or cryostat pretrimming, per 30 min $35
EMCIF-006 TEM ultramicrotome semi-thick sectioning, up to 4 slides $45
EMCIF-006a TEM ultramicrotome regular sectioning, up to 4 grids $50
EMCIF-006b TEM ultramicrotome oriented sectioning or slot grids $70
EMF-120 Additional ultramicrotome set up,  up to 6 grids $20
EMF-006b Additional ultrathin sections set up,  up to 12 grids $30
EMCIF-010 Cryo-ultramicrotome sectioning, per specimen $300
EMF-001b Negative staining, set up charges $100
EMF-001c Negative staining, per grids $10
EMF-116 Osmium vapor contrasting for unicryl sections, up to 12 grids $20
EMF-115 UA and lead contrasting for epoxy sections, up to 12 grids $20

 

  SEM sample processing  
Charge ID Charge Item Fee
EMCIF-008 SEM sample preparation, 1st sample $100
EMCIF-008a SEM sample preparation, 2nd to 12th sample $12
EMCIF-008b SEM OTOTO sample preparation, 1st sample $120
EMCIF-008c SEM OTOTO sample preparation, 2nd to 12th sample $20
EMF-009 SEM Sputter Coating (up to 6 samples) $45
EMCIF-009a Carbon Coating (up to 6 samples) $45
EMCIF-010 Critical point drying & Mounting, one run $45
EMCIF-011 SEM specimen mounting only, up to 6 samples $20

 

  Cryo EM sample processing  
Charge ID Charge Item Fee
EMCIF-302 Cryo EM sample preparation set up $300
EMCIF-301 Cryo EM sample capsules & reagents $10
EMF-300 Cryo EM set up $250

 

  ImmunoEM  
Charge ID Charge Item Fee
EMCIF-004 Post-embedding immunolabeling, up to 8 grids $350
EMCIF-004a Post-embedding immunolabeling, up to 12 grids $450
EMCIF-005 Pre-embedding immunolabeling, up to 6 coverslips $350
EMCIF-005a Pre-embedding immunolabeling, up to 12  coverslips $450
EMCIF-004c Tokuyasu immunolabeling, up to 8 grids $350
EMCIF-004d Tokuyasu immunolabeling, up to 12 grids $450
EMF-113 Gold enhancement, per Rx $10
EMCIF-501 Correlative LM-EM labeling enquire
EMCIF-004b Dual antibody double Immunolabeling enquire

 

  Reagents and materials 
Charge ID Charge Item Fee
EMF-110 EM reagents & materials $10
EMF-114 Conjugated antisera, 10 microliter $10
EMF-110a GridBox,SEMStoragebox $20

 

  Administrative charges 
Charge ID Charge Item Fee
EMF-200 New user account set up $50
EMCIF-400 New work order set up $50
EMCIF-500 Rush order and overtime charges $100