Please contact Dr. Jensen Smith to discuss your research goals and to schedule/reserve the microscope.

Users must allocate 10-15 minutes before the end of their session for cleaning the objectives, in vivo equipment, and for returning the microscope to its default configuration (to be performed by CORE staff).

24 hours’ notice required to cancel or change reservations. Failure to provide advanced notice will result in a flat $30 fee.

Service Description Internal User Fees
Assisted Microscopy* $60/hour
Unassisted Microscopy** $30/hour
System set-up, clean-up and/or reconfiguration $15/use
Basic Experimental consultation Covered by CoBRE
Extended experimental consultation and/or study design $30/hour
Assisted After hours/weekend Use (available for special circumstances) $120/hour
Unassisted After hours/weekend Use (available for special circumstances) $60/hour
Anesthesia (isoflurane) $4.50/unit
Custom imaging windows available, price varies by complexity and composition please inquire for estimate

* External rate for microscopic imaging is $90/hour. Contact Dr. Jensen-Smith to schedule the intravital imaging system.

**Permission for unassisted microscopy requires >20 hours of assisted microscopy, training and approval of the Core Director, Dr. Jensen-Smith.

All facility charges are processed through the UNMC Core Management System allowing users to view their reservations and associated charges on-line through the Research Support System (RSS) at anytime.