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 PlateNon-CUNY Academic Rate Per PlateIndustrial Rate per Plate
384 well plate$25$28$75
TLDA card$30$33$90

Nucleic Acid Isolation

CUNY Rate per SampleNon-CUNY Academic Rate Per SampleIndustrial Rate per Sample
RNA isolation$32$36$96
RNA isolation + cDNA synthesis$40$44$120
CUNY Rate Per HourNon-CUNY Academic Rate Per HourIndustrial Rate Per Hour
Self-operating$6$7$18
CUNY RateNon-CUNY Academic RateIndustrial Rate
Annual Fee Only$30$33$90
CUNY RateNon-CUNY Academic RateIndustrial Rate
Annual Fee Only$95$104$285
CUNY RateNon-CUNY Academic RateIndustrial Rate
Annual Fee Only$150$165$450
CUNY Rate Per TapeNon-CUNY Academic Rate Per TapeIndustrial 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 HourNon-CUNY Academic Rate Per HourIndustry Rate Per Hour
Self-operating$60$70$180
Staff-operating$110$120$330

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

The minimum charge for the instrument is 30 minutes.

CUNY Rate Per CassetteNon-CUNY Academic Rate Per CassetteIndustrial Rate Per Cassette
Cassette (1.5%, 2%, or 3%)$185$200$555

Rate includes reagents and supplies 

CUNY RateNon-CUNY Academic RateIndustrial Rate
SpectroCHIP II (one chip with 96 amplicon capacity)$254$275$762
Methylation Analysis by MassArray (per amplicon)$7$8$21
  • 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 RateNon-CUNY Academic RateIndustrial Rate
Bisulfite conversion (per sample)$6$7$18
PCR amplification (per amplicon)$1$1$3
CUNY RateNon-CUNY Academic RateIndustrial 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 RateNon-CUNY Academic RateIndustrial 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.

Illumina Next Generation Sequencing

CUNY RateNon-CUNY Academic RateIndustrial 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