|User Category||Cell Analyzers||Cell Sorters|
|FoMD users – core staff assisted||$50/hr||$65/hr|
|FoMD users – user operated||$25/hr||$40/hr|
|External UofA users – core staff assisted||$65/hr||$75/hr|
|External UofA users – user operated||$35/hr||$50/hr|
|Private sector users||$100/hr||$100/hr|
User fees are used to cover the cost of supplies and partially cover service contracts and maintenance.
Fees are discounted by 25% after 100 hours of use and 50% after 200 hours of use (cumulative use for a lab; only applicable to user-operated services).
USE OF CELL ANALYZERS AND CELL SORTERS
Billing is based upon time logged onto the instruments.
For cell sorters 30 min startup time is added by staff.
Analysis can be performed for free at the workstations set up in room 650 HMRC.
Training is charged based upon time logged onto the instruments at the Core-operated rate.