University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

CCSG Acknowledgement

Required CCSG Acknowledgement

The NCI requires that publications acknowledge the UPCI CCSG support, and they are tracking compliance. If a UPCI CCSG-supported Shared Resource provided data used in your publication, please include the following statement in the acknowledgment section of your publication(s):

"This project used the UPCI [insert name(s) of shared resource(s)] that [is/are] supported in part by award P30CA047904."

Shared Resource Directors: Please make sure to include this statement on all of your order forms, contracts, etc. as a reminder to your users to acknowledge the UPCI CCSG support.


Cytometry Facility Fee Structure

Payment Authorization Form: Click here to download (PDF).

Instrument Rate Summary

Accuri (BD) C6 - Dual laser 4 color cytometer

Peak Hours (10am-6pm)   Off-Peak Hours (before 10am / after 6pm)
Self-operated $30/hr   Self-operated $20/hr
Staff-operated (assisted) $50/hr  

Beckman-Coulter Cyan - Three laser 9 color cytometer / Gallios - Three laser 10 color cytometer

Peak Hours (10am-6pm)   Off-Peak Hours (before 10am / after 6pm)
Self-operated $50/hr   Self-operated $35/hr
Staff-operated (assisted) $75/hr

BD Bioscience Fortessa - Four laser 13 color cytometer

Peak Hours (10am-6pm)   Off-Peak Hours (before 10am / after 6pm)
Self-operated $75/hr   Self-operated $60/hr
Staff-operated (assisted) $100/hr

Beckman-Coulter (Cytomation) MoFlo High speed sorting

Sort time based on actual time /sorting fees will be assessed for each appointment when appropriate

Sort time $75/hr
Set-up fee $36.50
BSL-2+ sorting decontamination fee $36.50

  • Analysis rates are based on reserved time in half hour increments.
  • Cancellations must be made 24hr in advance to avoid being charged for reserved time.
  • Accommodations for specific experiments will be made at the discretion of the Facility Director and Facility Manager.