Fee Schedule and Billing

All rates hourly. Fees are charged in whole hour increments with the minimum charge of 1 hour.

   Instrument  

Internal User Rates

External User, Non-Profit Organization Rates

External User, For Profit Organization Rates

Nova Nano FE-SEM & STEM, EDS & EBL attachments

$40

$55

$85

Nikon A1 Confocal Microscope1

$25

$40

$50

Clean Room Use

$10

$15

$25

Deposition Unit

$20

$30

$50

Mask Aligner

$20

$30

$50

Photolithography2

$25

$40

$60

Spin Coater Station3

$10

$15

$25

Wire Bonder

$25

$40

$60

X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometry (XPS)

$40

$60

$100

Technical Assistance4

$40

$60

$100


1For imaging sessions lasting more than 6 hours, regular rate applies for the first 6 hours, then $5 per additional hour.
2Includes use of mask aligner + spin coater + hot plates + inspection microscope.
3Includes use of spin coater + hot plates + inspection microscope.
4Technical assistance is billed in addition to instrument rate when user is not operating the instrument. 

Histology Services

Internal User Rates

External User, Non-Profit Organization Rates

External User, For Profit Organization Rates

Tissue Processing & Paraffin Embedding 

$3/cassette

$4/cassette

$6/cassette

Paraffin or frozen block Sectioning with no staining

$2/slide

$3/slide

$4/slide

Paraffin or frozen block Sectioning, H&E or PAS Staining

$4/slide

$6/slide

$8/slide

H&E or PAS stain of user provided slides

$2/slide

$3/slide

$4/slide

Histology Stain other than H&E or PAS

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Paraffin or frozen block sectioning and immunofluorescence1

$5/slide

$7.50/slide

$10/slide

Paraffin or frozen block sectioning and immunoperoxidase1

$7/slide

$10.50/slide

$14/slide

Slide evaluation by a certified DVM pathologist

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SEM Sample Preparation2   

Critical Point Drying 

$30/run

$40/run

$60/run

Sputter Coating with Au/Pd (up to 6 specimen can be processed per run)

$20/run

$25/run

$35/run

Consumables

At Cost

At Cost

At Cost

    

1User must provide primary antibody and when needed, a positive control. Project needs to be discussed beforehand with IMC staff.

2  Please ask for a quote if sample is to be prepared by technician. 

Turn Around Time

Turn around time is dependent on the workload, service(s) requested and sample volume, but we strive for 3-7 working days turn around time.

Quotation

If needed, we will provide a quotation after discussing the scope of the project with the user. The quotation will be based on the current IMC fee schedule.

Submission of Specimen

All work orders should be submitted with a completed request form to help ensure efficient operations and to provide for an organized and traceable workflow. To obtain a copy of the request form please contact the staff member in charge.

Billing

Provision of account number to be billed is requisite for processing of work orders. Invoices will be sent out and the account will be billed directly upon completion of service.