Microscopy Fees

CCAM uses the UConn Health CORES billing and scheduling software for both Internal Users and External Users. All UConn Health users must be authorized to charge an FRS account on the CORES software prior to using CCAM facilities. You should contact your departmental administrator to enter you as an authorized user in the system and to ensure you have access to an FRS account. For more information see CCAM microscope user policies.

CCAM Microscope User Fees (July 1, 2018)

Instrument/Service
Unit Charge
UConn Health
External Non-Profit
External For-Profit
Microscopes
Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopes
per hour
$36.75
$58.80
$73.50
Widefield-TIRF Microscope
per hour
$15.75
$25.20
$31.50
LightSheet  Microscope set-up fee
each
$52.50
$84.00
$105.00
LightSheet  Microscope
per hour
$36.75
$58.80
$73.50
Service
Training Session - includes initial 2 hour training

and two, 1 hour follow up sessions.

each
$315.00
$504.00
$630.00
Service Work
per hour
$78.75
$126.00
$157.50
Incubation Warm Up
each
$10.50
$10.50
$10.50
Analytical Instrumentation
Spex Spectrofluorimeter
per hour
$13.65
$21.84
$27.30
Long term confocal imaging with prior approval from Dr. Ann Cowan (Five hour minimum continuous, weekdays 5 p.m. – 8 a.m. and weekends):

First 3 hours at standard rates; remaining time at $5.25/hour UConn Health, $8.40/hour external non-profit, $10.50/hour for-profit. Examples of rates for long term experiments are shown below; imaging can begin at 2 p.m. on weekdays since the first 3 hours are at standard rates.