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CNR Bioinformatics Service Fees

The following table shows the fee structure for Tufts neuroscientists and other academic users.

Analysis & Consultation Services

Subsidized Tufts Neuroscience Rate*

Standard Academic Rate

Consultation for bioinformatics, computational biology, genomics or statistics

$25/hr

$50/hr

Equipment training

$25/hr

$50/hr

Preliminary meeting to discuss specific project such as the design of microarray experiments or other types of analyses

no charge

no charge

Preliminary analysis of microarray datasets: normalization, summary of probes and generation of dataset with differentially regulated genes

$125 per project flat-rate

$250 per project flat-rate

Advanced computational high throughput analysis: microarray, gene regulation, mass spec, pathways, etc.

$25/hr

$50/hr

Equipment Use

Subsidized Tufts Neuroscience Rate*

Standard Academic Rate

Agilent BioAnalyser Self Use
Quality Analysis of either RNA, DNA, protein or cells

$30/run (chip included); $10 per run (chip not included)

$40/run (chip included); $10 per run (chip not included)

Agilent BioAnalyser Full Service
Quality Analysis of samples done by Genomics Core Manager

$40/run (chip included)

$50/run (chip included)

Stratagene Mx4000 & Mx3000p Real-Time qPCR
Quantitative PCR in 96-well format

$0.50/sample (min $15/run; max $20/run)

$1.00/sample (min $15/run; max $50/run)

SYBR green reagent for QPCR
1mL aliquot

$50/aliquot

$50/aliquot

Mx3000p QPCR supplies

$0.25/cap-strip
$0.58/tube-strip
$4.20/plate

$0.25/cap-strip
$0.58/tube-strip
$4.20/plate

Mx4000 QPCR supplies

$0.24/cap-strip
$0.54/tube-strip
$4.20/plate

$0.25/cap-strip
$0.58/tube-strip
$4.20/plate

Microarray Projects
Sequencing outsourced to the Yale Center for Genome Analysis

Subsidized Tufts Neuroscience Rate*

Standard Academic Rate

Quality Analysis of RNA samples before shipping

see rates for BioAnalyser use

see rates for BioAnalyser use

Samples packaging & shipping
1mL aliquot

$25/shipment

$25/shipment

Sequencing Fees (Illumina)
Expression Full Service

$138/sample

$138/sample

Sequencing Fees (Affymetrix)
Whole Transcript Full Service

$253/sample

$253/sample

Array costs

Visit Illumina website for pricing

Visit Affymetrix website for pricing

* For the subsidized rate, Principal Investigator must be a primary or secondary appointment in the Tufts Department of Neuroscience
(for a list, check: http://www.neurosci.tufts.edu/deptFaculty.htm)

INDUSTRY and OTHERS: please contact the CNR Manager for a quote.
(Kimberly.Maguschak@tufts.edu)

Imaging
Genomics
Electrophysiology
Behavior

Director
Alan Kopin, MD

Senior Manager
& Bioinformaticist

Lax Iyer, PhD
(617.636.0329)

Core Technician
Hannah Raines
(617.636.3623)

Scientific Advisor
Winston Hide, PhD
(Harvard University)

Scientific Advisor
Dennis Wall, PhD
(Harvard University)

Locations
Stearns 207A and 331

 
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Last updated: 04.26.2013