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Fees and Reservations

Image acquisition time for the equipment is billed as follows:

  • $30.00 per hour for the Leica TCS-SPE Laser Scanning Microscope
  • $30.00 per hour for the Leica STED Microscope
  • Staff assisted services on any microscopy platform will be billed at $80 per hour.

The prices above are for researchers from all University of Kansas Medical Center departments and the Kansas State University system.

The outside User Fee is $100 per hour for all instruments.

The image analysis workstation in Lied B014 features Leica 2D and 3D analysis software as well as metamorph.

There is no additional charge for Image Processing time on the separate workstation(s) however advance reservation of time on the computers is recommended.

There is no charge for canceled reservations, unless in specific cases it becomes frequent enough to have a negative impact on other user's access to instrument time.

New users are encouraged to contact the facility for any questions regarding sample preparation or the use of the confocal microscope in their research. New users will not be charged for initial observations to determine if the confocal microscope can assist them in their research project.