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Software licensing

To help you access expensive commercial software for an affordable price, we negotiate pricing, purchase, manage, and distribute licenses.

To access a software license, click on the Contact us link in the table below, and send us an email that includes your name, your PI’s name, and a valid Cornell account number. Don't forget to read our license policies at the bottom of this page.

Genomics

Software name (publisher)

Platform (M=MacOS, W=Windows, L=Linux) Pricing Access information
CodonCode Aligner (CodonCode) M, W $21 per lab/month Contact us
Gene Construction Kit (Textco) M, W, L $20 per computer/month Contact us
Geneious (BioMatters) M, W, L $30 per lab/month Contact us
GeneMarker (SoftGenetics) Either local install (W) or remote access Free access if you do fragment analysis at our Genomics Facility Contact us
LaserGene (DNASTAR) M, W $25 per lab/month Contact us
Sequencher (Gene Codes) M, W $13.50 per lab/month Contact us
SnapGene (GSL Biotech) M, W, L $28.75 per lab/month Contact us
GeneSpring (Agilent) W Currently free access - License managed by WCM Contact us
Genevestigator (Nebion) M, W, L No charge for users with a Cornell email address Download the software and login with a Cornell email address
Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (Qiagen) M, W Currently free access - License managed by WCM Contact us
JMP Genomics (SAS) M, W $30/year Available from Cornell Central Software Licensing Service

Flow Cytometry

Software name (publisher)

Platform (M=MacOS, W=Windows, L=Linux) Pricing Access information
FCS Express (De Novo software) W | Also installed on Flow Cytometry Facility workstations Currently free to users of the facility Contact us
FlowJo (FlowJo) W | Also installed on Flow Cytometry Facility workstations Currently free to users of the facility Contact us

Software on facility computers

In addition to the licenses listed above, software is install on the computers of our BRC facilities labs. These are listed on the facility pages. Access to the workstations where this software is installed is generally billed by the hour.

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License policies

We are bound by licensing agreements on these software packages. Therefore, there are specific conditions that must be met in order to set up your account:

  • The PI must have an appointment at Cornell University or Weill Cornell Medicine. Generally, any PI eligible for internal pricing is eligible for a user account for most of these commercial software packages. There are exceptions to this general rule and some packages may not be available to WCM researchers.

  • You must make payment using a Cornell University or Weill Cornell Medicine administered account (BTI and USDA included - see billing policy for details).
  • The software may be installed on multiple machines associated with the subscriber's lab. The software cannot be shared with other lab groups. If it is installed on a shared or departmental computer, you must take steps to prevent its use by other groups or all groups involved must maintain an account.
  • The software cannot be used for any commercial purpose.
  • You must report any replacement, rebuilding or addition of computers on which the software will be operating.
  • Software subscriptions are invoiced monthly until a request to cancel the subscription is received by the facility. No credit or refund will be provided for previous months regardless of software use.
  • Some titles listed below are managed by Cornell Central Software Licensing Service, by Cornell library, or by Weill Cornell Medicine. Check with them for additional licensing policies.