This facility offers service to the following groups and organizations with descending priority and varying fees:
(1) Departments of Hannover Medical School and associated Collaborative Research Centres (SFB) with participation of MHH - - - 30,- € / h
(2) Customers associated with other academical (non-profit) organizations- - - 80,- € / h
(3) Customers from commercial companies - - - 180,- € / h
For customers belonging to group 1 there are no fees accounted for scientific support and help with the execution of sorting experiments. The development of novel methods can be established in cooperation with the Core Facility Cell Sorting.
Fees will be accounted according to the reserved time or to the effective sorting time plus instrument setup (in case that these exceed the time booked). Delays caused by the customer will be charged.
For cell sorting at safety level BSL2 the double hourly fee will be accounted, since no other sort can be processed in parallel.
Fees for consumables
All cells need to be filtered through a nylon mesh prior to sorting (40µm for 70µm Nozzle, 50-70µm for sorts with 100µm nozzle and above). This is the responsibility of the customer (see sample preparation). However, the required material is ready for application in the sorter lab:
Falcon tube with 35µm Nylon mesh cap (Falcon 5ml Cell Strainer Cap # 352235)
1,- € each
Partec cell strainer "CellTrics" for 15ml tubes (50µm #04-0042-2317)
1,- € each