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Flow Cytometry/Sorting

BD FACSCalibureBD Diagnostic Systems FACSVerse

Date of acquisition: 2014

Additional information:

  • The MBC’s FACSVerse is equipped with a blue and red laser and can collect data in 8 different parameters (forward scatter, side scatter and 6 fluorescence channels).
  • Researchers are required to purchase their own reagents, including tubes and sheath fluid.
  • Training on the flow cytometer is coordinated through the MBC and is mandatory prior to use.
  • Training is usually held over the course of 2 days, approximately 3 hours per day. All supplies needed for training will be provided by the MBC.
FacsMelody

BD Diagnostic Systems  FACSMelody

Date of aquisition: 2018

Additional  information:

  • The MBC’s FACSMelody is equipped with three lasers – blue, green and violet – and the FACSMelody can collect data in 10 different parameters (forward scatter, side scatter and 8 fluorescence channels). The FACSMelody can be used as a standard flow cytometer but was primarily purchased for its cell sorting capabilities.
  • Researchers are required to purchase their own reagents, including tubes and sheath fluid.
  • Training on the cell sorter is coordinated through the MBC and is mandatory prior to use.
  • Training is usually held over the course of 2 days, approximately 3 hours per day. All supplies needed for training will be provided by the MBC.