Facility Services and Fees

The platform is also open to users outside of academia. Please contact the platform administrators for more information.

Use of Instruments and software

Unit

Power user

McGill user

Other Academia

Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer (RNA or DNA analysis service)

Per chip

$ 180

$ 220

$ 260

qPCR plate reading on Viia7 instrument (96-well plate)

hour

$ 4.00

$ 6.00

$ 10.00

Pyromark instruments, 24-well plate

run

$ 20.00

$ 30.00

$ 50.00

Pyromark instruments, 96-well plate

run

$ 35.00

$ 50.00

$ 80.00

Power user fees: Applies when a laboratory exceeds 15 hours of usage per month.

Use of Instruments

Unit

McGill user

Other Academia

Tecan Gene Paint Evo Robotic System (Service only)

Quote only

-

-

Cryostat Leica CM1850 UV

hour

$ 5.00

$ 10.00

 

Use of Instruments and software

Fees / hour

Application Instrument Power user McGill user Other Academia

High Content automated image acquisition

PerkinElmer Operetta

$ 12.00

$ 15.00

$ 40.00

Automated plate handling and pipetting

Incubator, plate washer, liquid handling system

$ 12.00

($ 6.00 with

Operetta)

$ 15.00

($ 8.00 with

Operetta)

$ 40.00

($ 20.00 with

Operetta)

 

Image analysis

Harmony 4.1 (Remote session available)

$ 10.00

$ 12.00

$ 20.00

Columbus 2.7.1 (5 online licenses)

$ 10.00

$ 12.00

$ 20.00

Volocity 6.3.1 (Remote session available)

$ 10.00

$ 12.00 $ 20.00

Confocal, Multiphoton, FLIM, FRET, FRAP Image acquisition

Leica SP8 MP

$ 22.00

$ 28.00

$ 50.00

3D reconstruction/image analysis

Imaris 9.1.2

$ 5.00

$ 7.50

$ 20.00

Upright microscope - Immunofluorescence and brightfield.

Leica DM1000

$ 11.00

$ 15.00

 $ 25.00

Stereomicroscope - Immunofluorescence and brightfield

Leica M165 FC

$ 11.00

$ 15.00

$ 25.00

Inverted Microscope - Immunofluorescence, brightfield and polarized light

Leica DMI6000

$ 11.00 $ 15.00 $ 25.00

Power user fees:  Applies when a laboratory exceeds 15 hours of usage per month.

 

Unit

McGill

Other Academia

Training and technical assistance

hour

$ 60.00

$ 150.00

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