Access Policies

All of the microscopes at the PCMM Microscopy Core are shared equipment and are available to both internal and outside users. However, PCMM users are given priority.


  • Self-serviced: $60/hour, self-service
  • Assisted: $90/hour, assisted. (training is assisted use)
  • Non-PCMM/BCH, academic: $100/hour
  • Non-PCMM/BCH users, industry: $150/hour

Note: self-served non-PCMM/BCH academic and industry users considered on a case by case basis

Please see the Training Page.

Users of the Microscopy Core must complete the Biosafety Questionnaire, have it signed by the Principal Investigator, before being allowed access to the facility.