PCIC Training

Olympus SZX12 Stereomicroscope

There is no usage charge for this microscope. Training is free.

Our free training covers all the basics of the microscope and image acquisition. Training takes about thirty minutes, and you can take it any day between 9 am and 1 pm (except Thursdays). Contact PCIC in advance to make sure that we are available to provide the training.

Leica DM5500 Epifluorescence Microscope

There is no usage charge for this microscope. Training is free.

Our free training covers all the basics of the microscope and image acquisition. Training is about thirty minutes, and you can take it any day between 9 am and 1 pm (except Thursdays). Contact PCIC in advance to make sure that we are available to provide the training.

Leica TCS SP5 Confocal Microscope

The hourly fee for the confocal microscope is $25 an hour. The training fee is $80 (three hours general training).

The three-hour training session covers all the basics of the microscope and software. If needed, we can adjust the training to cover specific areas of interest. Training is usually provided to up to three people at once, and does not require users to bring any samples.

Following completion of training, additional assistance is available free of charge between 9 am and 1 pm (except Thursdays).

Training is provided every Thursday morning, from 9:30 am to about 12:15 pm. However, we will need to process a billing Confocal Authorization form  at least twenty-four hours before the training session.