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Services & Fees

The following fee schedule is for standard media, as of July 1, 2018. Fees cover the cost of supplies, glasswashing and all other Facility operating costs:

Culture Media and Salts
Media Unit Volume(s) Available Cost per Liter
4% Agar 250 ml $14.20
40% Glucose 500 ml $35.40
LB 500 ml $9.40
2X LB 250 ml $18.80
LB, 1.5% agar 400 ml $40.20
2X S 225 ml $23.60
2X S w/o uracil, trp 225 ml $23.60
2X S w/o his, leu 225 ml $23.60
Terrific Broth 900 ml $18.80
1.05X YEP 900 ml $11.80
2.22X YEP 225 ml $23.60
Sterile Water 500 ml $2.20
 
Frozen Media
Media Unit Volume(s) Available Cost per Liter
Trypsin-EDTA 100 ml $35.40

Rates are set periodically, based on operating costs and in accordance with MIT 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. Rates for specialty media will be determined on an individual basis, depending on supplies and labor.