No. You don't need to pay. SASC provides free service to all LUMC staffs. Of course, when there are many accepted requests, a prioritization is required at SASC based on the project's research impact, design soundness, and its timeline.
Sure! We understand that nowadays many funding organizations require some explicit statements in project proposals using NGS data to explain how the data will be analyzed. There SASC can assist you with SASC expertise on NGS data analysis to make a strong position.