The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MITThe David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

National Cancer Institute Cancer Center

Science + Engineering... Conquering Cancer Together


Chargeback fees for small molecule screens and large-scale projects are determined by the complexity of the experiment, consumables required and time needed on the automation equipment. Contact Core Scientific Director Jaime Cheah or Lead Engineer Christian Soule for inquiries, consultation, and estimated study cost.

Instrument (BL2 Lab) Service Type  KI Member
Tecan liquid handlers , LabCyte Echo, iPipettePro, Biotek EL406 plate washer, Tecan M1000 plate reader, Cellomics ArrayScan, GenoGrinder Training, per hour $90 $180
Assisted, per hour $90 $180
Independent Use, per hour $60 $120
Tissue culture work Assisted, per hour $90 $180
Intellicyt iQue Training, per hour $90 $180
Assisted, per hour $90 $180
per plate run, 96 well $12.50 $25
per plate run, 384 well $36 $72
--assisted and training use includes staff time plus per plate run
  --for independent use, trained users (9 am - 6 pm weekdays) and expert trained users (24/7) will be charged per plate run


(BL2+ Lab- BL2+ certification required)
Service Type  KI Member
(per hour)
(per hour)
Biotek EL406 plate washer (BL2+), Tecan Bullwinkle (BL2+) Training $90 $180
Assisted $90 $180
Consumables   at cost at cost

The above fee schedule is effective July 1, 2020.

Please note: rates are set periodically, based on operating costs and in accordance with MIT and NCI policies. They are reviewed and approved annually by the MIT Office of Cost Analysis. Services are billed at the rate listed on the date of service delivery.