WUCCI Rate Schedule – July 1st 2019 – June 30th 2020

Washington University Washington University External Academic Commercial 1
Peak 2 Off-peak Single-rate Single-rate
Light Microscopy
Fluorescence / Slide Scanning $25 $15 $40 $75
Confocal $35 $20 $55 $105
Two-Photon $35 $20 $55 $105
TIRF $35 $20 $55 $105
Zeiss Lightsheet $25 $15 $40 $75
OCPI Light-Sheet $5 $– $8 $15
Live cell (per hour) $35 $20 $55 $105
Live cell (per day) 3 $300 $450 $900
STORM Super-Resolution $35 $20 $55 $105
SIM Super-Resolution $35 $20 $55 $105
Training (2 hour minimum) $75 $115 $225
Electron Microscopy
JEOL TEM (user) $65 $35 $100 $195
JEOL TEM (assisted / training) $80 $120 $240
Titan Krios Cryo-TEM (per hour) $100 $150 $300
Titan Krios Cryo-TEM (per day – trained) $1,500
Titan Krios Cryo-TEM (per day – assisted) $1,800 $2,700 $5,400
Merlin FE-SEM (user) $35 $50 $105
Merlin FE-SEM (assisted) $50 $75 $150
Crossbeam FIB-SEM (assisted) $65 $95 $195
Crossbeam FIB-SEM (per day) 4 $500 $750 $1,500
X-Ray Microscopy
Xradia Versa 520 $60 $40 $90 $180
Xradia Versa 520 (per day) 5 $400 $600 $1,200
Sample Preparation – Sample Recipes
Deep Etch / Freeze Fracture (per replica) $300 $450 $900
Deep Etch / Freeze Fracture Immuno-label (per replica) $362.50 $543.75 $1,087.50
   – Re-do fee (per replica) $150 $225 $450
FIB-SEM Specimen Prep (per sample) $255 $382 $765
SEM Specimen Prep (per sample) $47.50 $71.25 $142.50
TEM Thin-Section (per sample) $187.50 $281.25 $562.50
TEM Thin-Section Immuno-label (per sample) $233.75 $350.63 $701.25
TEM Thin-Section High-Pressure Freezing (Epoxy) (per sample) $230 $345 $690
TEM Thin-Section High-Pressure Freezing (Acrylic – Immuno) (per sample) $317.50 $476.25 $952.50
TEM Cryo-Section – Tokuyasu Immuno Label (per sample) $284 $426 $851
Sample Preparation – Ala Carte Menu
General Labor / Consultation – per hour 6 $65 $100 $195
Liquid Helium Slam Freezing (per sample) $100 $150 $300
High-Pressure Freezing (per sample) $200 $300 $600
   – Re-do fee (per sample) $100 $150 $300
Freeze Substitution (per sample – epoxy) $100 $150 $300
Freeze Substitution (per sample – acrylic) $200 $150 $300
Sectioning (routine) – per hour $90 $135 $270
Sectioning (non-routine / cryo) – per hour $120 $180 $360
Negative Staining (per grid) $20 $30 $60
Immuno-labeling (per grid) $62.50 $93.75 $187.50
Negative Staining / Immuno-labelingl Combination (EM Grid) $82.50 $123.75 $247.50
Critical Point Drying (per run) $30 $45 $90
Carbon Coating (per run) $30 $45 $90
Sputter Coating (per run) $30 $45 $90
Data Analysis
Computer Workstation (per hour) $20 $10 $30 $60
Computer Workstation (per day) $200 $300 $600
1 Commercial access (during peak business hours only) to WUCCI resources will only be granted after research use agreement is in place.
2 Peak time is defined as Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm, off-peak is at all other times and over the weekend.
3 Live-cell imaging per day rate is for 24 hours of use. If imaging moves into a second 24-hour period, the charges for the second period will be pro-rated to the percentage of the period used.
4 FIB-SEM imaging per day rate is for 24 hours of use. If imaging moves into a second 24-hour period, the charges for the second period will be pro-rated to the percentage of the period used.
5 XRM imaging per day rate is for 24 hours of use. If imaging moves into a second 24-hour period, the charges for the second period will be pro-rated to the percentage of the period used.
6 There will be a minimum one-hour general labor charge for all EM preps to cover consultation.