Rates (effective January 1, 2018)
Hourly rates for use of CBAMS instruments
|Instrument a||Concordia users||External users, non-profit||Industry users|
|Orbitrap||Contact CBAMS for the rates||$100||$250|
|QToF||Contact CBAMS for the rates||$100||$250|
|Triple Quad (MRM)||Contact CBAMS for the rates||$100||$250|
|GC-MS||Contact CBAMS for the rates||$100||$250|
Service, consultation, training and data interpretation charges
|Service b||Concordia users||External users, non-profit||Industry users|
|Elemental analysis by ICP-MS (per sample)||$10||$20||$45|
|Mass measurement by direct infusion (per sample)||$5||$20||$40|
|Protein in-gel digestion (per sample)||$20||$30||$100|
|Protein in-solution digestion (per sample)||$20||$30||$100|
|Metabolite extraction (per sample)||$10||$15||$50|
|Lipid extraction (per sample)||$20||$30||$100|
|Sample preparation consultation/training (per hour)||Free c||$50||$150|
|Data interpretation consultation/training (per hour)||Free c||$50||$150|
|Further data analysis (per hour)||Free c||$50||$150|
|Method development and troubleshooting (per hour not including instrument time) d||Free c||$50||$150|
Hands-on instrument training per user (Concordia users only)
Note: the training fee will be credited back to the same user for time on the same instrument
|Instrument e||Concordia users only|
|Orbitrap or QToF (per instrument)||$300|
a Minimum charge for each instrument is 0.5 x hourly rate. A discount of $10/hour will be applied for Concordia users who operate the instrument by themselves.
b Minimum billing is for eight (8) samples. Discounts will be applied to large number of samples (inquire with CBAMS’ staff).
c Service is free for Concordia users of CBAMS’ instruments.
d Instrument time will be charged in addition to the service fee.
e A nonrefundable $100 surcharge will be added for the training of Concordia student and PDF users who have not successfully completed an MS course (CHEM 494 or equivalent) approved by CBAMS’ staff). An eligible MS course (CHEM 498/CHEM 614) is offered by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Concordia starting in January 2018.