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 SystemService Type KI Member
(per hour)
(per hour)
DeltaVision, DeltaVision OMX, Nikon spinning head confocal, Nikon A1R, Olympus FV1000, Olympus FV1200 Training $66 $132
Assisted Service $100 $200
Independent use, peak time (8 am to 8 pm) $36 $72
Independent use, off-peak time (8 pm to 8 am) $18 $36
LCM, SKY Training/Assisted Service $66 $132
Independent use $36 $72
Zeiss Axioplan; Volocity, NIS or Linux data processing workstation Training/Assisted Service $66 $132
Independent use $12 $24
EM ultramicrotome Assisted service $175 $175
EM imaging Assisted service $176 $242

Sample Preparation ServicesKI MemberMIT Non-KI
SKY, human sample, first slide $488 $818
SKY, human sample, additional slide (up to 9) $118 $118
SKY, murine sample, first slide $570 $900
SKY, murine sample, additional slide (up to 9) $240 $240
EM EPON embedding, up to 10 samples $190 $355
EM negative staining $26 $46
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, 2014.

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.