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Flow Cytometry Core

User Fees and Scheduling

UMMC and Cancer Institute members
Analyzer Gallios with operator$50/hour
Analyzer Gallios without operator:$30/hour
Sorting MoFlo XDP$65/hour
External users
Analyzer Gallios with operator:$70/hour
Sorting MoFlo XDP$85/hour

All users are billed in 15-minute increments. For samples run by the operator, the investigators are charged for the data analysis time at the same rate of indicated above. The operator is not responsible for preparing samples, figures for presentation and publications. The Kaluza software v1.2 is available at a separate workstation in R607, and can be used free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis.

User fees are reviewed annually and subject to changes.

Scheduling and cancellation

It is necessary to make your appointment at least 1 day in advance for the Gallios analyzer and 3 days in advance for the MoFlo sorter. Scheduling is on a first-come, first-served basis. Users are charged from the beginning of their reservation time. For the MoFlo XDP users are charged a minimum of 1 hour for instrument set up and alignment in addition to their actual sorting time

In order to prevent scheduling conflicts and maximize the use of the instruments we require cancellation notification 24 hours before your scheduled appointment. If we do not receive 24-hour cancellation notification for the Gallios analyzer and/or the MoFlo XDP sorter, the full time of the appointment will be charged.

Hours of operation

  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, excluding UMMC holidays.
Individuals trained and certified on the Gallios flow cytometer analyzer can upon agreement use the analyzer after hours.