Core Services and Equipment Resources

Services and Fees

Using the High Content Analysis Core Facilities

Researchers interested in using our libraries or equipment, or gaining assistance in experimental planning and data analysis should contact Joaquin Lopez-Orozco at lopezoro@ualberta.ca. New users must be trained prior to using core equipment; there is no cost for this training. Training requests should be sent via email to lopezoro@ualberta.ca.

Equipment usage

Requests for access to the HCA Core must be approved by core staff and will be processed by the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology Office.
Equipment training by anyone other than core staff is not permitted.

Services

  • Assistance in experimental design and troubleshooting
  • Single cell sequencing and data processing
  • Chemical compound and siRNA screens
  • shRNA plasmids (human and mouse genome-wide)

Fees

Service Fee
Chromium 10X Controller, for single-cell sequencing library preparation

$50/hr

siRNA Libraries

FREE*

Compound Libraries

FREE*

Tissue Culture Rooms
FREE*
Janus Liquid Handler
$20/hr
EnVision Plate reader
$20/hr
Operetta High Content Imaging System:
User Operated $16.50/hr
Core Operated $40/hr
Data Analysis $8.25/hr
shRNA Plasmids $8/plasmid
LI-COR Infrared Scanner FREE*

*Only for University of Alberta researchers and while used with the HCA Core facilities