Lab Policies, Fees and Frequently Asked Questions


Policies - The Policies of the Pre-Clinical Research Laboratory detail confidentiality, conflict resolution, cost recovery and payment, prioritization of work and publication rules. 

Scheduling – Scheduling of a study will be done on a first come first serve basis. Please contact the Lab manager ( to schedule your project. 

Confidentiality – Confidentiality of studies conducted in the Pre-Clinical Research Laboratory is assured by University Policies and confidentiality agreements with Purdue University. 

Publications – In publications that describe research that was facilitated by the Pre-Clinical Research Laboratory, authors are requested to include a statement acknowledging the use of the Pre-Clinical Research Laboratory: “The author(s) acknowledge the use of the facilities of the Purdue University Pre-Clinical Research Laboratory, a core facility of the NIH-funded Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute.”  

Fees and Billing

Pre-Clinical Research Laboratory fees

Technical Support *

Internal Rate

External Rate


$40.63 / hr

$62.57 / hr

Technician Overtime

$60.94 / hr

$93.85 / hr


$14.95 / hr

$23.02 / hr

* Rates are charged per 15 minutes

Internal Rate

External Rate

Procedure Fees


Class 1 procedures

$110.00 / ½ day

$169.40 / ½ day

Class 2 procedures

$150.00 / ½ day

$231.00 / ½ day

Surgical Packs

Large animal surgical pack



Small animal surgical pack



Rodent surgical pack



Necropsy pack




Monthly updates on project expenses based on labor hours and supply purchases are provided by the PCL manager. Monthly billing statements are provided by the Purdue University Business Offices.

Frequently Asked Questions

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