Services

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The facility provides the following services:

  • High-resolution single particle cryo-EM imaging
    • viruses
    • macromolecular complexes
    • nano-particles
  • High-resolution cryo-electron tomographic imaging
    • pleomorphic viruses
    • virus/host interactions
    • cell sections

Please contact us if you want to start using the above services.

Note:

  • The service is limited to data collection. Data analysis (image processing and 3D reconstruction) is not included in the service.
  • This facility specializes in cryo-EM imaging for 3-D reconstruction of samples that need to be frozen-hydrated to preserve structure integrity. Conventional EM studies that need only 2-D imaging of samples at room temperature are provided by Purdue Electron Microscopy Facility (a different Purdue facility) 

Hourly Rates (US$/hour):

Rates are subject to change without notice and/or in accordance with F&A negotiations with the Federal government

User Type CM200/Talos Titan Krios
Internal Self-User - Off-Peak 25 N/A
Internal Self-User - Peak 40 55
Internal Staff Assisted 85 94
External (Non-profit) Self User 257 265
External (Non-profit) Staff Assisted 265 285
Industrial Self User  265 290
Industrial Staff Assisted  285 340


Sample Preparation Rates
Internal 80
External (Non-profit) 124
Industrial 186

* Off-peak hours: Mon-Thur 6pm-6am, and Fridays 6pm-Monday 6am

* Independent operation of the instruments is limited to qualified users.

* Training is charged at staff rates on the corresponding instrument.