Services & Training

The UW–Madison Cryo-EM Research Center offers numerous services and training opportunities. The facility is open for assisted or independent use. The rates for the various services and materials are below. Rates approved October 2020.

Rates

TRAINING, SERVICES, OR ASSISTED USE INTERNAL ACADEMIC EXTERNAL ACADEMIC

(NON-PROFIT)

INDUSTRY
Staff labor $30 / hour $47 / hour $93 / hour
Negative stain grid prep. $57 / hour $89 / hour $178 / hour
Immuno/negative stain grid prep. $126 / hour $196 / hour $392/ hour
Cryo grid preparation $48 / hour $76 / hour $150 / hour
ACE600 (glow discharge) $40 / hour $63 / hour $124 / hour
ACE600 (Carbon or Platinum coating) $62 / hour $96 / hour $192 / hour
GloQube (glow discharge) $37 / hour $58 / hour $115 / hour
Vitrobot (plunge freezing) $75 / hour $117 / hour $233 / hour
Talos L120 (TEM) $80 / hour $124 / hour $248 / hour
Talos L120 (Cryo-TEM)* $62 / hour * $96 / hour * $193 / hour *
Talos Arctica (Cryo-TEM)* $1,300 / day * $2,015 / day * $4,031 / hour *
Titan Krios (Cryo-TEM)* $1,515 / day * $2,348 / day * $4,696 / day *
Aquilos (Cryo-FIB-SEM)* $497 / day * $771 / day * $1,542 / day *

*plus staff hourly labor as needed

INDEPENDENT USE INTERNAL ACADEMIC EXTERNAL ACADEMIC

(NON-PROFIT)

INDUSTRY
Negative stain grid prep. $27 / hour $42 / hour $85 / hour
Immuno/negative stain grid prep. $96 / hour $149 / hour $299 / hour
Cryo grid preparation $18 / hour $29 / hour $57 / hour
ACE600 (glow discharge) $10 / hour $16 / hour $31 / hour
ACE600 (Carbon or Platinum coating) $32 / hour $49 / hour $99 / hour
GloQube (glow discharge) $7 / hour $11 / hour $22 / hour
Vitrobot (plunge freezing) $45 / hour $70 / hour $140 / hour
Talos L120 (TEM) $50 / hour $77 / hour $155 / hour
wdt_ID Available Materials Each
1 Negative Stain Grids $1.60
2 Negative Stain Grid Box $5
3 Cryo-EM Grid Box $10
4 Cryo-EM Grids: C-Flat Copper, 200 Mesh — 2/2 $7.80
5 Cryo-EM Grids: C-Flat Copper, 200 Mesh — 4/2 $7.80
6 Cryo-EM Grids: C-Flat Copper, 300 Mesh — 2/1 $7.80
7 Cryo-EM Grids: C-Flat Copper, 300 Mesh — 4/1 $7.80
8 Cryo-EM Grids: C-Flat Copper, 400 Mesh — 1.2/1.3 $7.80
9 Cryo-EM Grids: Quantifoil Copper, 200 Mesh — 2/2 $7
10 Cryo-EM Grids: Quantifoil Copper, 200 Mesh — 3.5/1 $7.90