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Live Imaging & Bioenergetics Facility Rates

  1. Monthly caps: monthly caps are per PI for CUNY users only at the following rates: CUNY PI – $2,000.
  2. All PIs must have accounts registered with the ASRC Neuroscience Initiative prior to associate users incurring charges.
  3. There are two academic rates within a 24 hour period: Full weekday 9:00am to 5:00pm, Reduced 5:00pm – 9:00am, all weekends and all CUNY holidays. There are two 4-hour sessions during normal operation hours:
    • Morning session: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    • Afternoon session: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  4. All the instruments except Imaris must be reserved for minimum 4 hours. Reduced rate is only eligible together with minimum 4 hours usage at full rate. For example:
    • 9am-6pm: 8 hrs full rate and 1 hr reduced rate
    • 1pm-6pm: 4 hrs full rate and 1 hr reduced rate
    • 8am-1pm: 4 hrs full rate and 1 hr reduced rate
    • 5pm- 10pm: 4 hrs full rate and 1 hr reduced rate
    • If a single user uses one instrument for more than 8 hours for time lapsing experiment, they will be charged at the full rate for the first 8 hours and at the reduced rate for any hours in excess of 8 hours.
  5. Active microscope users are eligible for Imaris reduced rate all the time.
ZEISS LSM880 LIVE CELL
Academic Rate - Reduced$15.00/hr
Academic Rate - Full$40.00/hr
Start-Up Rate$120.00/hr
Industry Rate$200.00/hr
ZEISS LSM880 TWO PHOTON
Academic Rate - Reduced$15.00/hr
Academic Rate - Full$60.00/hr
Start-Up Rate$180.00/hr
Industry Rate$240.00/hr
Bitplane Imaris
Academic Rate - Reduced$5.00/hr
Academic Rate - Full$10.00/hr
Start-Up Rate$30.00/hr
Industry Rate$50.00/hr
AGILENT SEAHORSE XFe24
Academic Rate - Reduced$5.00/hr
Academic Rate - Full$10.00/hr
Start-Up Rate$30.00/hr
Industry Rate$50.00/hr
Seahorse Supplies
XFe24 Cell Culture Microplate #100777-004$10.00/plate
XFe24 FluxPak Sensor Cartridge#102340-100$50.00/plate

PROMOTION: First 20 registered users/PIs will receive 20% off the full academic rate in 2017.  

Live Imaging & Bioenergetics Facility Billing Instructions

PDF invoices will be emailed to PIs on the 15th of each calendar month. If PI’s wish additional administrative personal to receive a copy of the invoice or wish to have invoices separated out by account, please notify Kevin Wang (Kevin.Wang@asrc.cuny.edu).

CUNY PI’s With RF CUNY Accounts

One the second page of the invoice, CUNY PI’s with RF accounts must identify the accounts you wish to take funds out of for payment. You have the opportunity to split across RF accounts if you like. You must sign and return the document for the funds to be transferred. Please return the signed invoice to SERVICECENTERS@RFCUNY.ORG or via fax to (212) 417-8567.

All Other PI’s

Instructions for payment by check:

Mail your check and signed document to:

Finance Department
Research Foundation of CUNY
230 West 41st Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10036

All PI’s

For a breakdown of charges, PI’s can utilize Badger to view accumulated charges at any time. Instructions on how to do so can be found here: Badger Instructions for PIs.

Please contact Kevin Wang (Kevin.Wang@asrc.cuny.edu) with any questions regarding billing.