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

McGill

Other Academia

RNA or DNA analysis on 2100 Bioanalyzer

chip

(11 or 12 samples)

Price on

request

Price on

request

qPCR plate reading on Viia7 instrument

96-well plate

$ 5.00

$ 10.00

Pyromark instruments, 24-well plate

run

$ 27.20

$ 40.00

Pyromark instruments, 96-well plate

run

$ 43.80

$ 60.00

Data analysis software (GeneSpring, Agilent Workbench)

hour

$ 10.00

$ 20.00

 

Use of Instruments

Unit

McGill

Other Academia

Tecan Gene Paint Evo Robotic System (first 3 hrs of usage)**

hour

$ 30.00

$ 40.00

Cryostat Leica CM1850 UV

hour

$ 3.80

$ 4.75

**For protocols longer than 3 hours:  40% discount for additional usage time, overnight incubation charges equal to one hour listed price

Application

Instrument

Price/ hour

McGill

Other Academia

High Content automated image acquisition

PerkinElmer Operetta

$ 10.00

$ 30.00

Automated plate handling and pipetting

Incubator, plate washer, liquid handling system

$ 10.00

($5.00 with

Operetta)

$ 30.00

($15 with

Operetta

 

Image analysis

Harmony 4.1 (Remote session available)

$ 10.00

$ 20.00

Columbus 2.7.1 (5 online licenses)

$ 10.00

$ 20.00

Volocity 6.3.1 (Remote session available)

$ 10.00

$ 20.00

Confocal, Multiphoton, FLIM, FRET, FRAP Image acquisition

Leica SP8 MP

$ 20.00

$ 40.00

3D reconstruction/image analysis

Imaris 9.1.2

$ 7.50

$ 10.00

Upright microscope - Immunofluorescence and brightfield.

Leica DM1000

$ 12.00

 $ 15.00

Stereomicroscope - Immunofluorescence and brightfield

Leica M165 FC

$ 12.00

$ 15.00

Inverted Microscope - Immunofluorescence, brightfield and polarized light

Leica DMI6000

$ 12.00 $ 15.00

 

Unit

Pharmacology

Other Academia

Training and technical assistance

hour

$ 40.00

$ 60.00