Rates (effective January 1, 2017)
Hourly rates for use of CBAMS instruments
|Instrumenta||Concordia usersb,c||External users, non-profitc||Industry usersc|
|Triple Quad (MRM)||$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.