Pricing

Base rates are for microscope use only by trained MUSC users. Hollings Cancer Center members receive a 25% subsidy. After-hours rates apply except for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For continuous use longer than two hours, rates decrease by 50%, and after four hours of usage, rates decrease to 25%. Staff assistance/training includes hourly microscope charges.

Base rates for microscope use
Microscope Base Rate/Hour HCC Rate/Hour After-Hours Rate/Hour
Zeiss 510 LSM NLO META
(355 HCC Building)
$40 $30 $20
Zeiss 880 LSM
(521 Drug Discovery)
$40 $30 $20
BD CARVE II
(526 Drug Discovery)
$20 $15 $10
Olympus Fv10i LIV
(521 Drug Discovery)
$40 $30 $20
Olympus FV1200 MPE
(Drug Discovery)
$48 $36 $24
Imaging Workstation $5 $5 $5
Assistance/Training by Staff $90 $63 n/a