CyTOF Core Service Details

Data Acquisition:

Please complete the CyTOF sample run request form and email it to Takuya Ohtani (takuya@pennmedicine.upenn.edu), before submitting samples. Takuya will give you an access to the scheduling calendar. Takuya will also give you an instruction how to prepare and submit samples. Data will be acquired by a dedicated operator and will be uploaded to the Flow Core Server and Pennbox.

Distribution of CyTOF Reagents:

CyTOF core distributes reagents in a small size for users' convenience.

For questions regarding the CyTOF service center, please contact Dr. Takuya Ohtani (takuya@pennmedicine.upenn.edu)

User Rates

As of September 1, 2021, the Institute for Immunology will charge for the following services at the rates listed below:  

Internal Users:

  • Data analysis/data preparation: $85 per hour

  • Reagent Distribution : $25 service fee plus the cost of the reagent(s)

  • Sample Acquisition Penn Users: $200 per hour

External Academic Users:

  • Data analysis/data preparation: $112 per hour

  • Reagent Distribution : $35 service fee plus the cost of the reagent(s)

  • Sample Acquisition $268 per hour

External Corporate Users:

  • Data analysis/data preparation $148 per hour

  • Reagent Distribution : $45 service fee plus the cost of the reagent(s)

  • Sample Acquisition $335 per hour

Billing

For billing, please send the contact information of your Business Administrator to Ms. Kaitlyn B. Piazza (kbaraldi@pennmedicine.upenn.edu), so that we may contact them directly to discuss how payment will be received (ie-budget account number from PSOM users or a check from VA/CHOP users).