Rates

Regular services are invoiced monthly after a project is completed.

Service Yale Other Institution Industry
Staff Time / hour $65 $78 $130
Samples embedding (1-4) $250 $300 $500
Samples embedding (4+/each) $80
$96
$160
Plastic sectioning (each) $72 $86 $144
Cryo sample sectioning (run)
$125 $150 $250
Immuno-gold labeling (run) 
(single/double label)
$200/$400 $240/$480 $400/$800
Grid metal staining (each, 8 minimum) $6 $8 $12
Negative staining (run, 4 max) $70 $84 $140
High pressure freezing /Per shot + LN2 $15 $18 $30
Freeze substitution / 1-4 samples $180 $216 $360
Scanning EM (Limited) (up to 4 samples) $275 $330 $550

Services are invoiced monthly after a project is completed.

Service Yale Other Institution Industry
Standard TEM / sample $350 $420 $700
High pressure freezing & freeze-substitution / run $420 $504 $840
Cryosectioning and immunogold labeling / run $450 $540 $900

Complete service includes embedding, ultrathin sectioning/cryosectioning, staining / immunogold labeling, observation at the EM, and digital imaging, all carried out by the staff of the facility.

For more information regarding additional services, please contact the facility staff.

Instrument Rates

Hourly Usage Rates
Yale
Other Educational Institution
Industry
FEI Tecnai Biotwin TEM $50 $60 $100
FEI Tecnai T12 TEM * $45 $54 $90
FEI Tecnai TF20 TEM/STEM $85 $102 $170
FEI Tecnai F20 Cryo EM* $75 $90 $150
Leica Ultramicrotome $25 $30 $50
Leica Cryo-ultramicrotome $35 $42 $70
Leica Cryostat $35 $42 $70
Leica ACE600 Carbon Coater $45 $54 $90
Leica ACE200 Evaporator $25 $30 $50
FEI Vitrobot / a half-day $50 $60 $100
Leica Critical Point Dryer $50 $60 $100

* Volume discounts will be applied to PI laboratories using the microscopes as follows: For 301-600 billable hours the standard rate will be discounted 25%. For usage greater than 601 hours the standard rate will be discounted 50%.

Hours are tracked and invoiced monthly during a fiscal year (July - June).