The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MITThe David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

National Cancer Institute Cancer Center

Science + Engineering... Conquering Cancer Together



Instrument or Imaging System Service Type  KI Member
(per hour)
(per hour)
DeltaVision, DeltaVision OMX, Nikon spinning head confocal, Nikon A1R, Olympus FV1000, Olympus FV1200 Training $68 $136
Assisted Service $104 $208
Independent use, peak time (8 am to 8 pm) $37 $74
Independent use, off-peak time (8 pm to 8 am) $19 $38
LCM Training/Assisted Service $68 $136
Independent use $37 $74
Zeiss Axioplan; Volocity, NIS or Linux data processing workstation Training/Assisted Service $68 $136
Independent use $13 $26
EM ultramicrotome Assisted service $185 $185
EM imaging Assisted service $183 $251


Sample Preparation Services KI Member MIT Non-KI
EM EPON embedding, up to 10 samples $197 $367
EM negative staining $27 $48
Consumables at cost at cost


Chargeback fees for access to Microscopy Core instrumentation are administered in 0.5 hour increments. The above fee schedule is effective July 1, 2017.

Please note: rates are set periodically, based on operating costs and in accordance with MIT and NCI policies. They are reviewed and approved annually by the MIT Office of Cost Analysis. Services are billed at the rate posted on the date of service delivery.