Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Core

Scheduling & Rates

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Core - Scheduling & Rates

Recharge Rates


The Biophotonics Center Core Facility recharges researchers for beam time on microscopes and sample preparation services. We do not currently charge for training sessions or data analysis advice. See table below for current FY'16 recharge rates. Peak time denotes Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm, off peak is any other time and all day at the weekends.

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Instrument Salk (peak) Salk (off-peak) External (peak)* External (off-peak)* Commercial**

Light Microscopy (per hour)

Airyscan

$35

$20

$67.90

$38.80

$254.63

Z1 Lightsheet±

$35

$20

$67.90

$38.80

$254.63

ELYRA

$35

$20

$67.90

$38.80

$254.63

Oxford Nanoimager

$35

$20

$67.90

$38.80

$254.63

LSM 710

$25

$15

$48.50

$29.10

$181.88

Spinning Disk

$25

$15

$48.50

$29.10

$181.88

Two-Photon

$35

$20

$67.90

$38.80

$254.63

Yokogawa CV1000

$25

$15

$48.50

$29.10

$181.88

Nikon TIRF

$25

$15

$48.50

$29.10

$181.88

Laser Capture

$25

$15

$48.50

$29.10

$181.88

Vivatome

$15

$10

$29.10

$19.40

$109.13

Slide Scanner

$15

$30

$116.40

Incucyte (per day per plate)

$30

please inquire

please inquire

Image Analysis Workstations

$8

$4

$16

$8

$45.00

Advanced light microscopy training±± and assisted imaging or analysis sessions (per hour)

$75

$75

$146

$146

please inquire

Sample Preparation (per sample)

 

Salk

External*

Commercial**

Tissue Clearing or Expansion

$100

$194

$727.50

Standard TEM/SEM

$100

$194

$727.50

Advanced EM (immuno, SBFSEM, etc.)

please inquire

please inquire

please inquire

Electron Microscopy (per hour)

 

Salk

External*

Commercial**

TEM / EF-TEM

$45

$87.30

$327.38

SEM / eSEM

$35

$67.90

$254.63

Notes:

* Please note these rates are inclusive of the F&A rate of 94%.

** Please note that commercial (for-profit) entities will be charged a commercial rate regardless of whether it is peak or off-peak time, and rates are inclusive of the F&A rate of 94% and inclusive of 25% UBI.

± Lightsheet has an additional minimum 1-hour assisted imaging session fee

±± Trainings are a minimum of 2 hours