Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Craig Horbinski Lab

Items and Services

Items

Units

NU User

External Academic

External Commercial

Human Blood

 

 

 

 

1a. PBMC – collected from sodium heparin blood tubes using a standard Ficoll separation gradient and frozen in a 9:1 ratio of FBS:DMSO.  Samples are stored in the vapor phase of liquid nitrogen.

1mL

$14.84

$112.62

$146.41

1b. Plasma – platelet poor plasma collected from an EDTA collection tube.  Samples are stored at -80̊C.

1mL

$4.18

$17.82

$23.17

1b.1 Plasma - Prior to 2016 – platelet poor plasma collected from the top layer of a standard Ficoll separation gradient.  Samples are stored at -80̊C.

1mL

$6.78

$22.86

$29.70

Human Tumor Tissue

 

 

 

 

2a. Tumor Tissue – Fresh

TBD

$8.78

N/A

N/A

2b. Tumor Tissue – Frozen – stored in the vapor phase of liquid nitrogen with no preservatives.

TBD

$10.85

$50.00

$128.65

2c. GBM Cell Line – patient derived cell line established within the NSTB.  Cells are frozen in a 7:2:1 ratio of media:FBS:DMSO.

1mL

$44.87

$267.25

$347.44

2d. Stem Cell Line – patient derived stem cells established in a collaborator’s lab.

1mL

$52.71

$450.00

$550.00

Tissue Processing/Fixation

 

 

 

 

3a. FFPE Fixation & Embedding – samples arrive fresh, undergo fixation in 10% formalin and are processed before embedding in paraffin blocks.

1 block

$29.23

N/A

N/A

3b. FFPE Embedding Only – samples arrive prepared in cassettes and in 10% formalin.  Samples are processed and embedded in paraffin blocks.

1 block

$17.12

N/A

N/A

Slide Staining

 

 

 

 

4a. H&E Stain – standard H&E stain and includes quality assurance (QA) review by Dr. Horbinski, a board-certified neuropathologist.

1 slide

$5.90

$7.67

$9.97

4b. Immunohistochemistry Assay – includes QA review by Dr. Horbinski.

1 slide

$22.41

$68.36

$92.34

4c. Immunofluorescence – includes QA review by Dr. Horbinski.

1 slide

$41.01

$86.01

$102.00

4d. TUNEL Assay Stain – includes QA review by Dr. Horbinski.

1 slide

$56.81

$95.01

$123.51

4e. Unstained Slide

1 slide

$3.79

$6.48

$8.17

4f. Other Miscellaneous Stain – other or additional histology work not covered by the above categories.

1 slide

$4.29

$10.73

$13.13

Services

Units

NU User

External Academic

External Commercial

Data Acquisition

 

 

 

 

5a. NSTB Database Query – checking the availability of specimenswithin the NSTB.

½ hour

$15.90

$34.45

$47.70

5b. NMH Patient Chart Review – gathering data from hospital records and delivered in a de-identified format.

½ hour

$21.20

$45.05

$63.60

Specimen Collection

 

 

 

 

6a. Specimen pickup and honest broker services – specimen collection for projects where an honest broker is needed to de-identify the samples.

½ hour

$31.80

$58.91

$70.50