FAQ

We currently have three cytometers with a variety of lasers and detectors available for general use:
BD LSR II analyzer
BD FACSAria sorter
BD FACScanto II analyzer

Individual consultation services are available to discuss applications and methodologies specific to your project. Contact the facility to set up an appointment. There is also a small library of books and reference materials which are available to use.

Current rates can be found on our Rates page.

First, you need to know both the excitation and emission wavelengths of your chosen fluorophore. You can check both spectrums for many common fluorophores at the following spectrum viewers:
BD Spectrum Viewer
Life Technologies Spectrum Viewer
eBioscience Spectrum Viewer
BioLegend Spectrum Viewer

Next, you need to know which lasers and detectors are available through the Cytometry Core Facility. Check the configurations for:
FACSCanto II analyzer
LSR II analyzer
FACSAria III sorter

If you're still not sure, please contact us and we'll be happy to help you figure it out.