Pricing and Fees

Analytical Flow Cytometers

  • Fee for use of the analytical cytometers will be charged according to the table below
  • The minimum charge increment is 15 minutes
  • Staff-Operated analysis must be scheduled with CF personnel ahead of time
  • Fees for non-University of Pittsburgh users can be obtained by contacting CF staff directly
  User-Operated Staff-Operated
BD Accuri C6 $30/hour $50/hour
BD Fortessas $60/hour $75/hour
Cytek Aurora $60/hour $75/hour

Cell Sorters

  • Fee for use of the cell sorters will be charged according to the table below
  • The minimum charge increment is 30 minutes
  • Fees for non-University of Pittsburgh users can be obtained by contacting CF staff directly
  • There is a flat $36.50 decontamination fee for BSL2+ sorting.
  • There is a $35 consumable sorting chip fee for weekend use of the Sony MA900
  User-Operated Staff-Operated
MoFlo Astrios n/a $75/hour
Sony MA900 $50/hour $65/hour

Nanostring nCounter and Digital Spatial Profiler

  • Rates for the Nanostring nCounter and Digital Spatial Profiler are dependent on the size and complexity of the experiment
  • Contact CF staff directly for a consultation

Cancellations

  • There is no fee for cancellations made before the start of the appointment
  • If a user does not arrive for a scheduled appointment within 30 minutes of the start time, they will be charged for the full appointment and it will be removed from the schedule