Rates

The rates listed below are for OSU/OARDC faculty. Rates for other educational institutions are 50% higher, rates for industry are 100% higher. We offer free technical help for first time pilot genomic or microscopy experiments for in house users.

Microscopy

TEM, SEM $ 25.00/hour
Confocal $ 25.00/hour
Epifluorescent microscope $ 7.00/hour
TEM sample preparation (plastic embedding) $ 60.00/sample
TEM negative staining $ 25.00/session
TEM negative staining and imaging $ 50.00/sample
Light microscopy sample preparation (paraffin embedding) $ 50.00/sample
SEM sample preparation, 1 to up to 6 samples $ 55.00/run
Ultramicrotome (sectioning by user) $ 7.00/hour
Ultramicrotome (sectioning by MCIC staff) $ 12.00/hour
Cryo-ultramicrotome (sectioning by user) $ 10.00/hour
Laser Capture Microdissection $ 15.00/hour
Cryojane cryotome $ 10.00/hour
Formovar and carbon coated copper grids $ 1.50/grid
Consultation and technical help $ 25.00/hour
Training on the instrumentation (non-OSU users only) $ 15.00/hour

Genomics

Capillary Sequencing  
ABI3100XL $ 7.00/sample
Instrument ready samples (chemistry performed by user) $ 4.50/sample
Genotyping  
CEQ8800 run (8 samples) $ 28.00/run
Illumina MiSeq sequencing  
25M reads (standard) flow-cell v3, 600 bases $ 1,900.00
25M reads (standard) flow-cell v3, 150 bases $ 1,250.00
15M reads (standard) flow-cell v2, 500 bases $ 1,725.00
15M reads (standard) flow-cell v2, 300 bases $ 1,450.00
15M reads (standard) flow-cell v2, 50 bases $ 1,120.00
4M reads (micro) flow-cell v2, 300 bases $ 650.00
1M reads (nano) flow-cell, 300 bases $ 480.00
1M reads (nano) flow-cell, 500 bases $ 500.00
PhiX spike $ 25.00
qRT-PCR for sample quality, 1 sample $ 75.00
qRT-PCR, each additional samples (up the 12 samples total) $ 5.00
Illumina library preparation  
Genomic or mRNA-Seq libraries (1 to 4 libraries) $ 300.00
Genomic or mRNA-Seq libraries (5 to 24 libraries) $ 220.00
Genomic or mRNA-Seq libraries (24 to <96 libraries) $ 200.00
Genomic or mRNA-Seq libraries (96 and over libraries) $180.00
SmallRNA, RAD, GBS, ddRAD libraries or procaryote mRNA-Seq ask for a quote
16S ribosomal gene amplicons (8 to 48 libraries) $ 20.00/sample
16S ribosomal gene amplicons (over 48 samples) $ 16.00/sample
MinION sequencing  
Genomic library preparation $ 300.00/sample
MinION sequencing $1,200.00/run
Fluidigm Access Array System  
Fluidigm amplicon generation - 48 samples $ 800.00
Molecular biology equipment  
Eppendorf EPmotion liquid handler $ 15.00/hour
Real-time PCR (Bio-Rad iQ5), user supplied reagents $ 25.00/run
QuBit $ 2.50/reaction
Covaris DNA shearing $ 7.50/sample
Pippin size selection $ 15.00/sample (lane)
Agilent 8400 TapeStation $ 5.00/sample
   
Consultation  
Consultation and technical help $ 25.00/hour
Training on the instrumentation (non-OSU users only) $ 30.00/hour

Bioinformatics

MCIC Computational Biology Laboratory membership (for 6 months) $ 600.00
Consultation and training (non-members only) $ 30.00/hour

MCIC - Columbus Kottman Hall

LC-MS/MS (column provided by client) $50/hour or $20 per sample
UPLC (column provided by client) $60/hour or $22 per sample
Data processing $40/hour
Training (2 hours) $150
Consultation $30/hour