Contract & Custom Research Projects
The Rochester Proteomics Center provides investigators and research groups with an opportunity to contract and design research projects, utilizing cutting-edge mass spectrometry technology
Stages of Contracted Research Projects:
Begin initial consultation with Fred Hagen.
Explore scope of project through discussions with Fred Hagen.
Project consultations and designs are at no charge.
Design of Project.
2A) General experimental strategy is design and discussed.
2B) Core directors record and submit the project design to the investigator in writing.
Fee projection/calculation of the project.
The investigator agrees to cover all costs of the project at the time work begins.
Costs are determined by:
a) Preliminary or routine Proteomics Core analysis: See cost of routine services
b) Consumable supplies
c) Instrument usage
d) Core personnel time
WORK ORDER contract, agreement, and sign-off.
The investigator signs a Contract Work Order and provides an account number for billing for services or agrees to cover a set amount of a technicians salary or instrument service contract.
The Rochester Proteomics Center defines the scope of the project in this contract.
Work begins after the contract is signed.
The Rochester Proteomics Center will communicate progress on the project on a regular, predefined basis, with written reports and presentations of data in a high-quality format that is compatible with publication requirements.
Optional Approaches to New Projects
Begin with some routine MS services to obtain preliminary data on your project before initiating a CONTRACT RESEARCH PROJECT.