Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences

Electron Microscope Laboratory Fees





1. Electron Microscopes Use.

1.1. Electron Microscope with Operator, per hour

Instrument Price for University
Price for Business
FE-ESEM XL30 $150 $200
SEM 515 $9 $120
TEM/STEM CM12 $90 $120


2. Other Fees**

Conductive coating (spatter coater or carbon coater) $20/run
SEM materials specimen preparation (mounting) $2/specimen
SEM biological specimen preparation (HMDS dehydration+mount)  
  First specimen $30
  Additional specimens $10/specimen
Critical point drying $30/run
TEM complete specimen preparation: fixation (if needed),
dehydration, embedding, sectioning, staining      
  First specimen $250
  Additional specimens $100/each

Negative staining with uranyl acetate  or PTA

  First specimen $20
  Additional specimens


Ultrathin sectioning $70/specimen
Formvar / Carbon grids $3/each


*   Fees subject to annual adjustment
** Fees for standard procedure; alternate processing methods may incur extra costs.


Contact Info

Vladimir M. Dusevich, Ph.D.
Electron Microscopy
Room 371 School of Dentistry
650 East 25th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108-2784
Phone: (816) 235-2072
FAX: (816) 235-5524