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Administration (ADM)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Behavioral Research Methods Shared Resource (BRMSR)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
Initial consultation per hour - / 0 - / - - / -
Additional consultation with core faculty per hour - / 100 - / - - / -
Interviewer training session - / 400 - / - - / -
Anthropometric training session - / 200 - / - - / -

Center for Cardiovascular Research Physiology Core (CCVRPC)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
Echocardiography n/a 50 / 80 - / 120 - / 160
Trans-Aortic Banding mouse - / 160 - / 240 - / 320
Coronary Artery Ligation mouse - / 200 - / 300 - / 400
Osmotic Pump Implantation mouse - / 30 - / 45 - / 60
ECGenie per hour 10 / - - / - - / -
Training (Echocardiography) per hour - / 120 - / - - / -
Consultation per hour - / 50 - / 75 - / 100
Pressure hemodynamics (in vivo) mouse - / 100 - / 150 - / 200
Pressure-volume hemodynamics (in vivo) mouse - / 200 - / 300 - / 400

Center for Structural Biology (CSB)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Core for Research Informatics (CRI)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Core Genomics Facility (CGF)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
RNA purification sample - / inquire - / - - / -
Data analysis per hour - / inquire - / - - / -
Use of Experion system run inquire / inquire - / - - / -
Sequenom: methylation analyses user - / inquire - / - - / -
Sequenom: genotyping analyses user - / inquire - / - - / -
Post-array data validation user - / inquire - / - - / -
Affymetrix whole-transcript expression analysis: Gene 1.0 ST array processing sample - / inquire - / - - / -
Affymetrix whole-transcript expression analysis: Exon 1.0 ST array processing sample - / inquire - / - - / -
Affymetrix 3' IVT expression analysis sample - / inquire - / - - / -
Affymetrix: miRNA profiling sample - / inquire - / - - / -

Core Imaging Facility (CIF)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
Microscope Training (4 Hours Total) user - / 320 - / 406 - / 812
TIRF Microscope (Laser TIRF) per hour 25 / 60 39 / 75 50 / 85
Cytospin 3 Centrifuge per hour 10 / - 15 / - 25 / -
BX51 Fluorescence Microscope per hour 10 / - 16 / - 20 / -
LSM 710 Confocal Microscope per hour 41 / 76 64 / 99 82 / 117
Olympus VivaView Incubator / Fluorescence Microscope per hour 20 (< 4 hr), then $6 / 20 (< 4 hr), then $6 31 (< 4 hr), then $9 / 31 (< 4 hr), then $9 40 (< 4 hr), then $1 / 40 (< 4 hr), then $1
Imaris/MetaMorph/Volocity Image Analysis Workstation (PC) per hour 6 / - 9 / - 12 / -
LSM 710 (BIG) Confocal Microscope per hour 45 / 80 70 / 105 90 / 125
Ultima Multiphoton Microscopy System per day 200 / 400 200 / 400 400 / 600

DNA Services (DNAS)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
Please refer to our new website at https://my.ilabsolutions.com/service_center/show/3161 per project - / - - / - - / -

Electron Microscopy Service (EMS)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
Basic Training on TEM or SEM (JEM-1220, JEM-3010, S-3000N only) user - / 704.4 - / 1107 - / 2370
Additional or Conversion Training per hour - / 88.80 - / 139.50 - / 279.00
Aberration Corrected Electron Microscopes per hour 58.20 / 104.10 93.60 / 165.60 237.00 / 342.00
Conventional Electron Microscopes per hour 42.90 / 88.80 67.50 / 139.50 174.00 / 279.00
Surface Analysis per hour 42.90 / 88.80 67.50 / 139.50 174.00 / 279.00
Raman Spectroscopy per hour 33.60 / 79.50 53.40 / 125.40 141.00 / 246.00
Oxide MBE/ UHV SPM per day 110 / 220 171 / 342 342 / 672
Specimen Preparation (unnassisted use) n/a 15.30 / - 24.60 / - 85.20 / -
Specimen Prepartion (Assisted Use) per hour - / 61.20 - / 96.60 - / 190.20
Ultramicrotomy per hour 15.30 / 61.20 24.60 / 96.60 85.20 / 190.20
Ion Mills per day 15.30 / 61.20 24.60 / 96.60 85.20 / 190.20
Sputter Coaters run 15.30 / 61.20 24.60 / 96.60 85.20 / 190.20

Flow Cytometry Service (FCCL)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
MoFlo Legacy Cell Sorter per hour NA / 80 NA / 124 NA / 248
MoFlo Non-sorting Experiments per hour NA / 70 NA / 109 NA / 217
Full service After Hours per hour NA / 90 NA / 240 NA / 279
Penalty, Unscheduled Full Service after hours job NA / 50 NA / 78 NA / 155
Elite Cell Sorter per hour NA / 80 NA / 124 NA / 248
LSR I flow cytometer per hour 33 / 60 51 / 93 102 / 186
Cyan ADP or Cyan II flow cytometers per hour 35 / 60 54 / 93 108 / 186
Sort Setup job NA / 35 NA / 54 NA / 108
Cloning setup job NA / 45 NA / 70 NA / 139
Surcharge For Multi-laser Experiments job NA / 18 NA / 28 NA / 56
LSR Fortessa with HTS flow cytometer per hour 39 / 60 61 / 93 122 / 186
Gallios flow cytometer per hour 37 / 60 57 / 93 115 / 186
Data analysis per hour 20 / 60 31 / 93 62 / 186
AutoMACS magnetic bead-based cell sorter job 13 / na 20 / na 40 / na
Cell Counter slide 2 / na 3 / na 4 / na
Training for data acquisition and analysis per hour NA / 70 NA / 108 NA / 216

Genomics Editing Core (GEC)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

High Throughput Screening (HTS)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Laser Capture Microdissection Service (LCMS)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Macromolecular Structure Facility (MSF)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
9.4 T MRI per hour 100 / 150 150 / 250 200 / 300

Mass Spectrometry, Metabolomics & Proteomics (PIF)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Mass Spectrometry, Metabolomics & Proteomics Facility (MMPF)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
Low Resolution Analysis (Assisted) via EI/CI on GC-MATE sample na / 20 na / 56 na / 64
Exact Mass Analysis (Assisted) via EI/CI on GC-MATE sample na / 36 na / 56 na / 112
Exact Mass Analysis (Assisted) sample na / 20 na / 32 na / 64
Instrument Access (except ABI 5500, ABI 6500, LTQ-FT and ObriTrap Velos) per hour 25 / 52 39 / 81 78 / 162
Thermo LTQ OrbiTrap Velos access per hour 80 / 107 127 / 169 254 / 338
Protein ID (Non Digestion/ With Digestion) each 90 / 160 135 / 225 270 / 450
Protein Molecular Weight each n/a / 60 n/a / 94 n/a / 188
OFFGel Isoelectric focusing each inquire / inquire inquire / inquire inquire / inquire
Protein Quantitation job inquire / inquire inquire / inquire inquire / inquire
ABI 5500, ABI 6500 Qtrap access per hour 50 / 77 78 / 120 156 / 240

Molecular Interactions Laboratory (MIL)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
instrument usage per day 100 / 150 150 / 200 200 / 250

Nanotechnology Core Facility (NCF)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Laboratory (NMR/micro-)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
500 MHz NMR per hour 12 / 72 18 / 108 30 / 210
360 MHz NMR per hour 6 / 66 10 / 100 20 / 180

Protein Research Laboratory (PRL)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
Peptide synthesis (per Amino acid residue) sample N/A / 14 N/A / 18 N/A / 28
2D SDS PAGE sample N/A / 200 N/A / 225 N/A / 300
HPLC purification sample N/A / 100 N/A / 150 N/A / 200
Peptide Affinity Purification sample N/A / 260 N/A / 280 N/A / 400
Protein A/G column Purification sample N/A / 200 N/A / 220 N/A / 300
Circular Dichroism Spectrometer sample 20 / 15 20 / 20 30 / 30
BioRad Scanner (30 Minutes) user 10 / N/A 15 / N/A 20 / N/A
Polyclonal Antibody Production sample N/A / 850 N/A / 900 N/A / 1200
Monoclonal Antibody Producton sample N/A / 3800 N/A / 5000 N/A / 6000
Spectroscopic Analysis of Peptide or Protein sample N/A / Inquire N/A / Inquire N/A / Inquire

Research Histology and Tissue Imaging Core (RHTIC)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
Histology Stat Service (Add on charge) per project na / TBD na / TBD na / TBD
Histology Processing each na / 11 na / 16.5 na / 22
Histology Subsequent Samples for Processing each na / 1.5 na / 2.25 na / 3
Histology Decalcification each na / 1 na / 1.5 na / 2
Histology Embedding 1 sample each na / 2 na / 3 na / 4
Histology 1st unstained slide/block each na / 3.25 na / 4.88 na / 6.5
Histology Subsequent unstained slide/block each na / 1.5 na / 2.25 na / 3
Histology Frozen Sectioning per slide each na / 7 na / 10.5 na / 14
Histology Slide Box (small) each na / 6 na / 6 na / 6
Histology Slide Box (large) each na / 6 na / 6 na / 6
Histology H&E each na / 7 na / 10.5 na / 14
Histology Periodic Acid Schiff each na / 11 na / 16.5 na / 22
Histology Trichrome each na / 11 na / 16.5 na / 22
Histology Other Special Stain (customer provided) each na / TBD na / TBD na / TBD
Histology IPX excl. antibodies/staining only each na / 21 na / 31.5 na / 42
Histology Antigen Retrival per slide each na / 3.5 na / 5.25 na / 7
Histology Antibody dilution work up each na / 300 na / 450 na / 600
Histology Primary Antibodies each TBD / TBD TBD / TBD TBD / TBD
Histology Microm Paraffin Microtome per hour 15 / na 22.50 / na 30 / na
Histology Microm Vacutome Cryostat per hour 15 / na 22.50 / na 30 / na
Histology Light Microscope charge per hour 15 / na 22.50 / na 30 / na
Histology FL Microscope Charge per hour 17.50 / na 26.25 / na 35 / na
LCM Scope Time per hour 27 / 82 40.5 / 123 54 / 164
LCM Initial Training (2 hours) each na / 82 na / 123 na / 164
LCM Membrane Slide each 5.25 / na 7.88 / na 10.5 / na
LCM Rnase Free Membrane Slide each 8.5 / na 12.75 / na 17 / na
Histology Technician Time per hour na / 55 na / 82.5 na / 110
Aperio Scanning: 20x Tissue each na / 8 na / 12 na / 16
Aperio Scanning: 40x Tissue each na / 20 na / 30 na / 40
Aperio Scanning: Unassisted per hour 40 / na 60 / na 80 / na
Aperio Algorithm Optimization each na / 100 na / 150 na / 200
Aperio Server: Image Analysis 20x Image each na / 10 na / 15 na / 20
Aperio Server: Image Analysis 40x Image each na / 16 na / 24 na / 32
Aperio Server: Set up TMA Analysis each na / 100 na / 150 na / 200
Aperio Server: Set up Genie Classifier each na / 400 na / 600 na / 800
Aperio Workstation: Image Analysis per hour 20 / 80 30 / 120 40 / 160
Aperio Storage: 20x Std Res - per slide/per month monthly na / 5 na / 7.5 na / 10
Aperio Storage: 40x Std Res - per slide/per month monthly na / 6 na / 9 na / 12
Aperio Web Service - per slide/per month monthly na / 3 na / 4.5 na / 6
Aperio TMA Web Service - per slide/per month monthly na / 6 na / 9 na / 12
Imaging Pathologist Consultation per hour na / 120 na / 180 na / 240
Imaging Training/Tech Time per hour na / 60 na / 90 na / 120
Imaging Data Analysis per hour na / 60 na / 90 na / 120
Write Files to DVD each na / 10 na / 15 na / 20
Histology Dual stain IHC/IF each 0 / 30 0 / 45 0 / 60
Vectra: Microscope - 1 Hr per hour 35 / 95 52.50 / 142.50 70 / 190
Vectra: inForm Workstation - 1 Hr per hour 20 / 80 30 / 120 40 / 160
Evos: Unassisted Microscope - 1Hr per hour 20 / n/a 30 / n/a 40 / n/a
Evos: Training - 30 mins per 0.5hr n/a / 30 n/a / 45 n/a / 60
Aperio Scanning: 20x TMA each n/a / 16 n/a / 24 n/a / 32
Aperio Scanning: 40x TMA each n/a / 28 n/a / 42 n/a / 56
Aperio Workstation: Region Drawing-Drop Off - 1Hr per hour n/a / 80 n/a / 120 n/a / 160
Aperio Server: Region Drawing 1-Hour per hour n/a / 80 n/a / 120 n/a / 160
Aperio Server: Image Analysis Unassisted - per minute n/a 0.25 / n/a 0.38 / n/a 0.50 / n/a
Aperio Server: User Created Genie Training Set session n/a / 50 n/a / 75 n/a / 100
Leica MZ-16 with RTKE Spot Camera per hour 25 / n/a 37.5 / n/a 50 / n/a

Scientific Computing Services & Support (SCSS)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
On-site service/consultation per hour 48 / NA 58 / NA 88 / NA
GCG SeqLab monthly 25 / NA 25 / NA 25 / NA

Scientific Instrument Shop (SIS)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
Design/Engineer/Fabricate per hour 38 / NA 44 / NA 96 / NA

Scientific Supply Center (SSC)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Small Animal Imaging (SAI)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Specimen Banking Core (SBC)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic

Transgenic Production Service (TPS)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic
DNA Microinjection: FVBN strain construct - / 3,760 - / inquire - / inquire
DNA Microinjection: C57BL6 strain construct - / 4,565 - / inquire - / inquire
ES Cell Microinjection 3 sessions - / 4,565 - / inquire - / inquire
ES Cell Microinjection 2 sessions - / 3,760 - / inquire - / inquire
Embryo Cryopreservation (w/out test thaw) strain - / 840 - / - - / -
Embryo Cryopreservation (w/ test thaw to live pups) strain - / 1,274 - / - - / -
Recovery of Pups from Frozen Embryos strain - / 730 - / inquire - / inquire
Sperm Cryopreservation (w/out test thaw; test thaw extra) strain - / 245 - / - - / -
Recovery of pups from Frozen Sperm (IVF) strain - / 1,310 - / inquire - / inquire
Gene Targeting in ES Cells (Electroporation) targeting vector - / 4,020 - / inquire - / inquire
Expression of Cre or Flp Recombinase in ES Cells clone - / 1,510 - / inquire - / inquire
Expansion of Targeted ES Cell Clones clone - / 155 - / inquire - / inquire
ES Metaphase Spreads (Chromosome Counts) clone - / 355 - / inquire - / inquire
Preparation of ES Cells for Microinjection clone - / 55 - / inquire - / inquire
Xenogen IVIS Spectrum Imaging 0.5hr 26.00 / 46.50 inq / inq inq / inq
Xenogen IVIS Spectrum Data Analysis monthly 15.50 / inq inq / inq inq / inq
Xenogen IVIS Spectrum Basic Training session - / 105.00 inq / inq inq / inq
Cryogenic storage of embryos and sperm strain/quarter - / 20 - / inquire - / inquire

Vector Core (VCF)

Fees are shown as Unassisted / Assisted

Resource/Service Unit Cost per Unit ($US)
UIC Other Academic Non-Academic