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 or Instrument Description KI Member
Platform Overview/Project Consultation Assisted No charge No charge
Technical Support, (e.g. assay development, reagent optimization, data analysis), per hour Assisted $62 $124
Imaging & Cell Picking Instrumentation: PicoCell or CellCelector, per hour Training/Assisted Service $62 $124
Independent use $36 $72
Microengraving, Reagent Labeling Assisted, per reagent $50 $100
Independent, per reagent $40 $80
Microengraving, Reagent Validation: Spot Assay Assisted, 1st slide $100 $200
Assisted, additional slide (up to 3), each $25 $50
Independent, 1st slide $30 $45
Independent, additional slide (up to 3), each $20 $30


Assisted, 1st device $275 $550
Assisted, additional devices (up to 3), each $50 $100
Independent, 1st device $150 $300
Independent, additional devices (up to 3), each $25 $50


All Microengraving services include reagents, consumables and use of equipment. Assisted service includes data analysis.

Microengraving Instrumentation: Tecan Slide Washer or Genepix Slide Scanner, per hour

Training $62 $124
Independent use $16 $32

Nanowell cytometry device

Imaging/Microengraving $31 $36

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, 2017.

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 platform Lead Specialist Shanu Mehta).