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Instrument Use and Training Rates for 2016/17 (posted on UC's Recharge website)
The Biological Imaging Facility has light microscopes for research use. Time is charged at an hourly rate for the all systems. Researchers must be trained by Facility personnel. Contact Drs. Steve Ruzin or Denise Schichnes to be placed on the training schedule.

Please bring this completed and signed Account Application to your first training session

Instrument

Hourly charge

UC

Hourly Charge

Non UC*

Zeiss AxioImager M1 with either a Hamamatsu Orca 03 12-bit grayscale digital or QImaging 5MPix Micropublisher color camera for color and/ or quantitative fluorescence imaging.

$17

$25

Zeiss AxioObserver Z1 Live-Cell system. Hamamatsu EMCCD, QImaging 5MPix color, CellASIC microfluidic chamber. Users are charged only for 6h of any 24h period.

$19

$31

Zeiss AxioImager M2 with QImaging QIClick 12-bit for quantitative imaging or 5MPix QImaging Micropublisher digital camera for color fluorescence imaging

$17

$25

Zeiss Lumar v.12 epifluorescence stereo microscope with 3MPix QImaging digital for low-magnification (6.4-80x) stereo fluorescence imaging.

$17

$24

Zeiss LSM 710 Confocal laser scanning microscope

$35

$53

API DeltaVision Elite Deconvolution microscope

$28

$48

Microscopy/Microtechnique Consulting

$62

$110

IVIS in vivo Imager

$26

$43

Cryostat (Leica CM3050S)

$11

$12

Zeiss Elyra PS.1 SIM/PALM Super-Resolution microscope $45 $55
Paraffin/Plastic microtome (Leica RM2255) $11 $14

*Per Campus Recharge policy, all Non-UC Users pay an additional 10% fee as a UCB administrative charge.

Training Charges

Instrument

Charge
UC Non-UC

Zeiss AxioImager M1

$47

$82

AxioObserver Z1 (live-cell)

$47

$82

Zeiss AxioImager M2

$47

$82

Zeiss Lumar .v12 Epifluorescence Stereo microscope

$30

$53

Zeiss LSM 710 confocal microscopes

$155

$275

DeltaVision DV4 deconvolution microscope

$155

$275

IVIS in vivo Imager

$124

$220

Cryostat/Paraffin microtome

$31

$55

Zeiss Elyra PS.1 SIM/PALM $186 $330

The Facility also provides equipment for Microtechnique (making microscope slides).
There is no charge for using microtechnique equipment except the microtomes.

1/18/17