What costs are associated with withdrawing samples from the Nebraska Biobank?

Samples in the Nebraska Biobank are processed after the 120 hour laboratory hold has passed.  Samples whether whole blood (EDTA), serum (Gold top), or plasma (Lithium Heparin) are held at 4° C during this "hold" period before being aliquoted and placed in long-term storage at -80° C.  

 Service Type  Fees effective 7/1/2021
Feasibility Review

No Charge
(Center for Clinical & Translational Research subsidizes the EHR Data Core $55.00/hour review fee at 100% so there is no cost to the user)

Consultations No Charge
Serum & Plasma (500 μL/sample) Retrieval $5.00 /sample
Extracted DNA (up to 2 μg/sample) Retrieval $9.50 /sample
Specialized Processing and Sample Management Contact the Biobank Research Operations Director for an estimate
DNA Analysis See High-Throughput DNA Sequencing and Next Generation Core Facilities for pricing
DNA Extraction (sample supplied by user) $8.50/sample

To request an estimate for research proposal budgets please contact, Tess Kuenstling (email or 402-559-7649)

Please acknowledge the Nebraska Biobank (RRID:SCR_021024) in any publications or presentations that might arise from use of these samples and cite the Nebraska Research Initiative and the Center for Clinical and Translational Research, which subsidizes the repository.

All fees and services are billed through the campus RSS Core Management System on a monthly basis.