Schedule of rates for external academic users of the Brandeis EM Facility (as of 9/15/18)
|Instrument||Instrument Use Rate||Assisted Use Rate||Training Rate|
|Cryoplunge||Free for trained users||$50/hr||$650|
|HPM100 high pressure freezer||$500/day||$50/hr||inquire|
|AFS2 freeze-substitution device||$50/day||$50/hr||inquire|
Instrument use means the collection of data on the specified microscope by trained personnel.
Assisted use means the collection of data on the specified microscope by an employee of the Brandeis EM Facility. This rate is in addition to the Instrument Use rate, is subject to staff availability, and needs to be scheduled in addition to the instrument time.
Training is required for each user who will use an instrument before they will be allowed to sign up for the instrument. Once trained, consultation is provided upon request at any time.