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 $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.

 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 2022.

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