MIL Rates for Faculty of Medicine members

Rates Apply to Users From the Faculty of Medicine

RATES as of January 5, 2016 {Rates for Users From the Faculty of Medicine}

1. Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
Hitachi H-7000 TEM $56.00/hr
2. Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
Hitachi S-3400 Variable Pressure SEM   $65.00/hr 
3. Confocal (LSM) and Fluorescence Microscopy
Zeiss LSM 880 Elyra Superresolution Confocal $50.00/hr
Zeiss Spinning Disk Confocal $30.00/hr
Zeiss Apotome Live Cell System $25.00/hr
Zeiss Axioscan Z.1 Slide Scanner: Brightfield $8.00/slide
Zeiss AxioScan Z.1 Slide Scanner: Fluorescence $12.00/slide
Zeiss LSM510 Confocal $25.00/hr
Zeiss IHC Fluorescence AxioScope A1 $20.00/hr
Training on Confocal Microscopes (flat rate per lesson) $468.00
4. Specimen Preparation
Carbon Coating $55.00/run
Liquid N2 $3.00/L
High Resolution Gold Sputter Coating $24.00/run
Critical Point Dryer $55.00/run
Ultramicrotome (user supplies diamond knife) $47.00/hr
Materials Fee (for samples prepared with MIL material) $10.00/sample
5. Technician Time
Training in Microscope Use and Technique $78.00/hr
Training on Confocal Microscopes (flat rate per lesson) $468.00
Specimen Preparation (by technical staff) $78.00/hr
Negative Staining (by technical staff) $59.00/sample
NOTE: charges for instruments operated by technical staff include instrument time and technician time.  
6. WORKSTATION (Image Analysis)
Image Analysis Computer Time (Zeiss Zen and/or BitPlane Imaris Software) $10.00/hr
NOTE: Images on workstations are automatically erased after 30 days.  
Annual Contracts (payable in advance of fiscal year)
Transmission Electron Microscope $3,120.00
Scanning Electron Microscope  $3,120.00

NOTE: Contract provides a block of three TEM/LSM or four SEM hours per week.
Additional hours used will be charged at the regular rates.
Training and materials are not included in contract.


For additional information, please contact any of the individuals listed below.

Mr. Battista Calvieri
Phone: (416) 978-8972
Fax: (416) 978-6232

Mr. Steven Doyle
Phone: (416) 978-8972
Fax: (416) 978-6232

Dr. Stephen Girardin, PhD
Academic Supervisor
Phone: (416) 978-7507


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