Instrument and Supply Rates

Discounted rates for reagents and supplies

  • SYBR Green MasterMix (125 reactions in 1.25ml)
  • cDNA Synthesis Kits (100 reactions in 400μl)
  • PCR plates and adhesion films (set of 20)
  • Taqman MasterMix (125 reactions in 1.25ml)
  • B27 Supplement 10ml (ThermoFisher 17504044)
CUNY Rate per Plate Non-CUNY Academic Rate Per Plate Industrial Rate per Plate
384 well plate $25 $28 $75
TLDA card $30 $33 $90

Nucleic Acid Isolation

CUNY Rate per Sample Non-CUNY Academic Rate Per Sample Industrial Rate per Sample
RNA isolation $32 $36 $96
RNA isolation + cDNA synthesis $40 $44 $120
CUNY Rate Non-CUNY Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Self-operating $6 $7 $18
CUNY Rate Non-CUNY Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Annual Fee Only $30 $33 $90
CUNY Rate Non-CUNY Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Annual Fee Only $95 $104 $285
CUNY Rate Non-CUNY Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Annual Fee Only $150 $165 $450
CUNY Rate per Tape Non-CUNY Academic Rate Per Tape Industrial Rate per Tape
D1000 or D5000 $87 $96 $261
D1000 HS or D5000 HS $102 $112 $306
Genomic DNA $102 $112 $306
RNA $90 $99 $270
RNA HS $110 $121 $330

Each tape accommodates up to 15 samples and 1 ladder.  Users are charged per tape even if the entire tape is not used.

Rates above include instrument usage, reagents and supplies.

Reagents and supplies can also be purchased separately.

CUNY Rate per Hour Non-CUNY Academic Rate Per Hour Industrial Rate per Hour
Self-operating $70 $80 $210
Staff-operating $125 $140 $375

Sorting fee includes one-hour setup fee and the instrument usage fee.

The minimum charge for the instrument is 30 minutes.

CUNY Rate per Cassette Non-CUNY Academic Rate Per Cassette Industrial Rate per Cassette
Cassette (1.5%, 2%, or 3%) $185 $200 $555

Rate includes reagents and supplies 

CUNY Rate Non-CUNY Academic Rate Industrial Rate
SpectroCHIP II (one chip with 96 amplicon capacity) $254 $275 $762
Methylation Analysis by MassArray (per amplicon) $11 $13 $33
  • The chip for Epityper contains 96 spots for analysis of 96 amplicons. User will be charged for the whole number of chips even if one entire chip is not used.
  • Methylation assay will be charged individually.
  • For users who need the core to perform bisulfite treatment and PCR for individual amplicons, please refer to sample submission guidelines and the rates below.
CUNY Rate Non-CUNY Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Bisulfite conversion (per sample) $12 $14 $36
PCR amplification (per amplicon) $4 $5 $12

Illumina Next Generation Sequencing

CUNY Rate Non-CUNY Academic Rate Industrial Rate
mRNA-seq library prep $150 $165 $450
RiboErase depletion-seq library prep $240 $260 $720
ChIP-seq library prep $180 $200 $540
Illumina HiSeq 4000 (paired-end 150bp)/lane $1,800 $1,980 $5,400

Please refer to sample submission guideline for sequencing sample submission.

RNAscope – Fluorescence assay (probes supplied by user)

CUNY Rate per section Non-CUNY Academic Rate per section Industrial Rate per section
Single plex $163 $179 $489
Duplex $169 $186 $507
3-plex $176 $193 $528
4-plex $182 $201 $546

BaseScope – Chromogenic assay (Probes supplied by user)

CUNY Rate per section Non-CUNY Academic Rate per section Industrial Rate per section
Single plex $127 $140 $381

Rates above include instrument usage and reagents needed for the assay.

Rates above do NOT include the probes, which are supplied by the users.

Rates above are based on sections within 7-15 um thick and within 0.75 inch x 0.75 inch in size. Additional charges may apply if sections exceed the size limit.

Please refer to the tissue preparation and sample submission guidelines for preparing sections and fill out sample submission form.


Co-detection with Immunohistochemistry – Fluorescence assay (Antibodies supplied by user)

Rates are in addition to RNAscope/Basescope base rate.

CUNY Rate per section Non-CUNY Academic Rate per section Industrial Rate per section
Co-detection $23 $26 $69

Can be combined with both RNAscope Fluorescent and Basescope Chromogenic assays.

Rates above do NOT include antibodies, which are supplied by the users.

A list of core validated antibodies can be found here. Antibodies not on the list cannot be guaranteed for successful assays.


Assay Optimization

CUNY Rate per hour Non-CUNY Academic Rate per hour Industrial Rate per hour
Staff time $38 $42 $114

Single Cell Gene Expression – Please inquire before sample submission.

Price below includes instrument usage, reagents and paired-end sequencing.

Number of samples Number of cells recovered /sample Number of reads/cell CUNY Rate (per sample) Non-CUNY Academic Rate (per sample) Industry Rate (per sample)
1 5,000 >25,000  $4,633  $5,097 inquire
2-3 5,000 >25,000  $3,180  $3,498 inquire
4 5,000 >25,000  $2,849  $3,134 inquire
8 5,000 >25,000  $2,479  $2,727 inquire
Number of samples Number of cells recovered /sample Number of reads/cell CUNY Rate (per sample) Non-CUNY Academic Rate (per sample) Industry Rate (per sample)
1 5,000 >50,000  $4,633  $5,097 inquire
2-3 5,000 >50,000  $3,942  $4,337 inquire
4 5,000 >50,000  $3,649  $4,014 inquire
8 5,000 >50,000  $2,504  $2,755 inquire

For other sample numbers or special requirements of reads/cell, please inquire before submission.


Special “Open for business” Rate (for up to 16 samples, valid until 10/1/2022)

Number of samples Number of cells recovered /sample Number of reads/cell CUNY Rate (per sample) Non-CUNY Academic Rate (per sample) Industry Rate (per sample)
1 5,000 >25,000  $3,770  $4,147 inquire
2-3 5,000 >25,000  $2,392  $2,632 inquire
4 5,000 >25,000  $2,070  $2,277 inquire
8 5,000 >25,000  $1,862  $2,049 inquire
Number of samples Number of cells recovered /sample Number of reads/cell CUNY Rate (per sample) Non-CUNY Academic Rate (per sample) Industry Rate (per sample)
1 5,000 >50,000  $3,770  $4,147 inquire
2-3 5,000 >50,000  $3,137  $3,451 inquire
4 5,000 >50,000  $2,870  $3,157 inquire
8 5,000 >50,000  $1,887  $2,076 inquire
CUNY Rate Non-CUNY Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Single-cell Isolation and STA cDNA Preparation ~96 cells $1,300 $1,430 $3,900
Single-cell Isolation and RNA-seq cDNA Preparation + Illumina Sequencing Library Prep ~96 cells $3,100 $3,410 $9,300
Single-cell Isolation and RNA-seq cDNA Preparation + Illumina Sequencing Library Prep ~800 cells $4,400 $4,840 $13,200

Rate includes reagents and instrument usage fee. Rate does NOT include sequencing fee. Please contact core staff before submitting samples.

CUNY Rate Non-CUNY Academic Rate Industrial Rate
96.96 Dynamic Array $1,580 $1,738 $4,740

Rate includes reagents for Biomark IFC and instrument usage fee. Price does NOT include any gene probe sets. Please contact core staff before submitting samples.