Faculty of Biological Sciences

X-ray Facility Charges

For this facility year (feb 15 - Jan 16) the charges to be included on applications (excluding Research Councils) are:

  Unit Cost per unit
Sitting drop set-up standard screen with imaging* Plate £30.30
LCP set-up standard screen with imaging* Plate £43.70
Imaging alone Plate £20.40
LCP/FRAP Imaging Plate £25.30
In-house X-ray system Day £164.70

For applications to Research Councils the charges are:

  Unit Cost per unit
Sitting drop set-up standard screen with imaging* Plate £23.80
LCP set-up standard screen with imaging* Plate £38.70
Imaging alone Plate £9.00
LCP/FRAP Imaging Plate £10.50
In-house X-ray system Day £164.70

* In circumstances where an individual solely wants to purchase a plate (i.e. no imaging) then this will be charged as a directly incurred consumable.

Diamond Light Source trips:

  Unit Cost per unit
Screening / testing crystals Trip £50.00
Data collection Plate £100.00
Liquid nitrogen usage for freezing and shipping of samples Plate £40.00

For use of the SEC-MALLS:

  Unit Cost per unit
SEC-MALLS Hour