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Rates (effective January 1, 2017)

Hourly rates for use of CBAMS instruments

Instrumenta Concordia usersb,c External users, non-profitc Industry usersc
QToF $30 $90 $250
Triple Quad (MRM) $30 $90 $250
Orbitrap $30 $90 $250

Service, consultation, training and data interpretation charges

Serviced Concordia users External users, non-profit Industry users
Elemental analysis by ICP-MS (per sample) $10 $20 $45
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) Freee $50 $150
Data interpretation consultation/training (per hour) Freee $50 $150
Further data analysis (per hour) Freee $50 $150
Method development and troubleshooting (per hour not including instrument time)f Freee $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
Instrumentg Concordia users only
Orbitrap or QToF (per instrument) $300

a  Minimum charge for each instrument is 0.5 x hourly rate. Reduced rates become effective after 20 hours of billing per calendar year per group for Concordia users who operate the instrument themselves (inquire with CBAMS’ staff).

b  A discount of $10/hour will be applied for an instrument operated by the user.

c  The LC and column usage fee of $10/hour and the nanoLC setup fee (for Orbitrap, if operated by CBAMS staff) of $25/set of samples will be added for LC-MS analyses.

d  Minimum billing is for eight (8) samples. Discounts will be applied to large numbers of samples (inquire with CBAMS’ staff).

e  Service is free for Concordia users of CBAMS’ instruments. Service (at the discretion of CBAMS’ staff) is $35 per hour for Concordia users of non-CBAMS’ instruments.

f  Instrument time will be charged in addition to the service fee.

g A nonrefundable $100 surcharge will be added for the training of Concordia student and PDF users who have not successfully completed an MS course approved by CBAMS’ staff (CHEM 494 or equivalent). An eligible MS course (Chem 498/Chem 614) will be offered by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Concordia starting in January 2018.

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