Effective January 2017
|Equipment Use (hourly rate)||UGA||Academic||Commercial|
|Delta Vision System II||$35||$40||$75|
|Imagexpress Micro Confocal||$35||$40||$75|
|LSM 710, LSM 880 & Elyra S1||$50||$55||$100|
|Axio Scope A1||$10||$10||$10|
|All other scopes||$30||$35||$75|
|Assisted technical support (includes equipment fee)||$70||$80||$130|
|Annual Subscription (per lab)||UGA||Academic||Commercial|
|Lab subscription, up to 2 users||$3,500||N/A||N/A|
|Lab subscription, 3 or more users||$4,000||N/A||N/A|
|Charged at equipment hourly rate. Free for subscription users.|
Equipment use, technical support and/or training may be scheduled up to 8 days in advance.
Confocal systems’ use is limited to 3 hours per day Monday-Friday, 8:00am-8:00pm. On the day of use, your session may extend beyond the 3-hour limit if the equipment is not already scheduled by another user.
There are no scheduling limits for off-peak hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00pm-8:00am; weekends and holidays.
DV systems can be scheduled for long-time imaging of living specimens, but are limited to 24 hours of use per week per lab Monday to Friday. After the first 3 hours of DV systems use, hourly rates drop to $5 per hour for long-term live cell imaging experiments.
Last minute cancellations are discouraged. If cancellation is unavoidable, the person cancelling the appointment is responsible for shutting down the scope or informing the previous user.
Annual subscriptions may be paid in two installments up to 6 months apart.