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FLYBASE WEBSITE ACCESS FEE FAQ:

1. I am an unfunded lab / retired FlyBase user — can I still use FlyBase without paying a fee ?

We encourage use of FlyBase by ALL in our community, and have no plans to obligate fees with a login portal, etc.. We are simply putting this website access fee in place for those who are able to help. Use your best judgment on what you feel is right. We thank you in advance for whatever you can do !

2. I have undergraduate students / part-time staff / occasional users in my lab. How many people do I pay for ?

We encourage use of FlyBase by ALL in our community, and have no plans to obligate fees with a login portal, etc.. We are simply putting this website access fee in place for those who are able to help. Use your best judgment on what you feel is right. We thank you in advance for whatever you can do !

3. Is this fee mandatory ?

We encourage use of FlyBase by ALL in our community, and have no plans to obligate fees with a login portal, etc.. We are simply putting this website access fee in place for those who are able to help. Use your best judgment on what you feel is right. We thank you in advance for whatever you can do !

4. I run a teaching lab — I don’t have funds to pay for this — what do I do ?

We encourage use of FlyBase by ALL in our community, and have no plans to obligate fees with a login portal, etc.. We are simply putting this website access fee in place for those who are able to help. Use your best judgment on what you feel is right. We thank you in advance for whatever you can do !

5. Will I be billed yearly ?

We are still working out details in this newly-implemented system. Stay tuned…

6. Can I pay in a few months / when my grant is renewed / etc. ?

Most certainly ! We are pleased of your support whenever possible.

7. Can I pay more than the fee FlyBase requests ?

Most certainly ! We appreciate, and welcome all support. Please contact flybase-fees@morgan.harvard.edu for additional information.

8. Why does the UK pay the same as US ?

The U.S.’s NIH/NHGRI supports 90% of FlyBase, and the U.K.’s MRC supports 10% of FlyBase. In addition, the US represents 40% of FlyBase usage, and the U.K. 10%.

9. How do I pay by PO (purchase order) ?

INFO TO ESTABLISH HARVARD AS A VENDOR / PO:
Harvard University
University Financial Services
Central Accounts Receivable
1033 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA. 02138
617-495-3787

10. How can I pay by credit card, electronic bank transfer, etc. ?

You will have the option of paying via PURCHASE ORDER (PO), CHECK, CREDIT CARD, or BANK-TRANSFER once you are invoice. Additional details found HERE.

MORE QUESTIONS?

Please email: flybase-fees@morgan.harvard.edu