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New User Fees (Changes effective August 2018)

Instrument/Services         Rate       
Multiphoton (Unassisted) $60/hour
Multiphoton (Assisted)* $92/hour
Imaris/Amria Free
Image Analysis** $20/hour

*There will be a $32 surcharge if users still require core's staff full assistance for imaging after the training and first two imaging sessions.
**Image analysis service is free from August 2018 to January 2020
We welcome external users.  Please contact the Core Director for the external rate. 


Policy for charges:

1) Time charged will be based on the time reserved OR the reserved time plus time used past the reservation.

2) Users are expected to properly budget time (at least 10 minutes) before the end of their session for carefully cleaning the objectives and cleaning in vivo equipment if applicable.

3) 48-hour notice is required to cancel or change reservations.

4) At the end of each month, the amount of time reserved versus the amount of time used for each reservation is checked. The greater of the two is billed for. The total amount of time is then listed by users, and sent to the PI and department for bills the first business day of the next month.

5) The investigator has 5 business days to check the bill. All inquiries must be directed to (

6) The bill will then be finalized after 5 business days and the amount of money will be deducted from the PI’s account. No change can be made after a bill is finalized.