Discounts can be obtained for members of certain Research Centers (see below for a list). Typically these give you a 50% discount on sequencing, up to a limit. At the current basal recharge rate ($3.00) that means these Center Members pay only $1.50 per lane.
The Core staff (and specifically the Director) can give a PI access to a Center discount, but we cannot be responsible for designating which samples are related to Center-appropriate goals. Consequently, it is up to the PI or their lab members to indicate which samples - or perhaps which accounts - are to be granted a specific Center discount. Below are instructions on how to get discounted sequencing.
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