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



Service Description KI MIT (non-KI)
Platform Overview/Consultation Overview of basic methodologies and evaluate feasibility for individual projects, per hour No charge No charge
SeqWell Assisted Sample Processing*, per sample $551 $717
Training, Beginner Level, per two arrays with mock samples $609 $772
Training, Independent Level*, per two arrays with experimental samples $830 $992
Trained User Sample Processing*, per sample $278 $357
*Output=cDNA.  Additional costs apply for library preparation and sequencing, available through the MIT BioMicro Center.    
Nanowell Devices Imaging/Microengraving, per device $36 $41
SeqWell array+membrane, per device $71 $71
SeqWell kit, per device $166 $166
SeqWell array (functionalized) $61 $61
See Services for greater detail about different device formats.    
Microengraving, Reagent Labeling and Validation: Spot Assay Labeling, Assisted, per reagent $58 $116
Labeling, Independent, per reagent $45 $90
Spot Assay, Assisted, 1st slide $114 $228
Spot Assay, Assisted, additional slide (up to 3), per slide $28 $56
Spot Assay, Independent, 1st slide $35 $52.50
Spot Assay, Independent, additional slide (up to 3), per slide $23 $34.50
Microengraving Assisted, 1st device $314 $628
Assisted, additional devices (up to 3), each $58 $116
Independent, 1st device $171 $342
Independent, additional devices (up to 3), each $28 $56
All Microengraving services include reagents, consumables and use of equipment. Assisted service includes data analysis.    
Technical Support Assay development, reagent optimization, data analysis, etc), per hour $70 $140
Instrumentation Imaging or Cell Picking, Training/Assisted, per hour $70 $140
  Imaging or Cell Picking, Independent, per hour $41 $82
  Slide Scanner, Training/Assisted, per hour $70 $140
  Slide Scanner, Independent, per hour $19 $38

Hourly chargeback fees for access to Nanowell Cytometry platform instrumentation are administered in 0.5 hour increments. 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 posted on the date of service delivery.

Access to the platform is available to all members of the MIT community, to the extent permitted by available capacity. Priority access is given to KI members, NCI-funded research projects and other contributing user groups in recognition of funding support. Depending on available capacity, access may be available to non-MIT users (details available on request from Nanowell Platform Lead Specialist Shanu Mehta).