Cytometry and Cell Sorting Core Fees

Instrumentation Fees


Internal Baylor Cost

Aria/MA900 unassisted sort peak

$60 per hour

Aria/MA900 unassisted sort off-peak

$40 per hour

Sort setup for assisted sort


Assisted Aria sort setup for unassisted sort


Assisted MA900/BioSorter sort setup for unassisted sort" $120

LSR II/Fortessa unassisted

$45 per hour

Aurora/Symphony unassisted $45 per hour

CantoII/Attune unassisted

$25 per hour

ImageStreamX MarkII unassisted

$45 per hour

Helios/Hyperion unassisted $75 per hour


$20 per run


$15 per hour

Workstation unassisted

$5 per hour

Analyzer class



Peak hours are from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If using the assistance of the core, add $60 per hour to the unassisted cost. Note: the Core only assists during peak hours.

You are not required to use all of your reserved time. If you finish before the end of your unassisted reserved time, please email at the time you finish and ask for the appointment to be shortened.

External MOU users (non-profit academic institutions) are charged the cost shown above.

External users (for-profit companies) are charged 1.585x the cost shown above.


Flow Rates for Sorters


Fees and Cancellations


Assisted Charges: cost of instrument assisted/hour (Minimum 1 hour charge or 1/2 the time reserved for the appointment if greater than 2 hours)

*Cancellation within 24 hours of a technician-assisted appointment will still be billed a minimum 1 hour charge or 1/2 the time reserved for the appointment if greater than 2 hours

Before/After Hours Assistance: Upon request with an additional charge per appointment, please contact


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