Current Status

Cell Sorters:

  1. BD FACSymphony S6 High-Parameter SORP Cell Sorter (5-laser 30-parameter) [Chicago] : Available (Limited time slots in pilot phase)
  2. BD FACSAria SORP Cell Sorter #1 (6-laser 18-parameter) [Chicago] : Available – No issues
  3. BD FACSAria SORP Cell Sorter #2 (5-laser 17-parameter) [Chicago] : Restricted Access to COVID and Staff Assisted Sorts Only
  4. BD FACSAria SORP Cell Sorter #3 (5-laser 16-parameter) [Chicago] : Available – No issues
  5. BD FACSAria IIu Cell Sorter #4 (3-laser 12-parameter) [Chicago] : Restricted Off-hour Access Only
  6. BD FACSMelody Cell Sorter (3-laser 10-parameter) [Chicago] : Available – No issues
  7. BD FACSAria IIu Cell Sorter #5 (4-laser 16-parameter) [Evanston] : Available – No issues

Cell Analyzers:

  1. BD FACSymphony A5.2 Spectral High-Parameter SORP Cell Analyzer (5-laser 50-parameter) [Chicago] : Available – No issues (Contact Flow Core Staff for Training)
  2. BD FACSymphony A5 High-Parameter SORP Cell Analyzer (5-laser 30-parameter) [Chicago] : Available – No issues
  3. BD LSRFortessa SORP Cell Analyzer with HTS (6-laser 18-parameter) [Chicago] : Available – No issues
  4. Apogee Micro-Plus Small Particle Flow Cytometer (3-laser 12-parameters) [Chicago] : Available – No issues
  5. Cellometer K2 Fluorescent Viability Cell Counter (bright-field and dual fluorescence imaging) [Chicago] : Restricted Off-hour Access Only
  6. BD LSRFortessa SORP Cell Analyzer with HTS (6-laser 18-parameter) [Evanston] : Available – (No issues with the instrument, except 96-/384-well plates cannot be run as HTS is currently down. Service has been requested.)

Services:

  1. Staff Assisted Cell Sorting : Available by prior appointment on a first come, first served basis
  2. Staff Assisted Cell Analysis : Available by prior appointment on a first come, first served basis
  3. Staff Assisted COVID/SARS-CoV-2 related specimen prep/analysis/sorting : Projects need to be pre-approved by ORS/IBC and Flow Core Staff; and will be scheduled based on staff and instrument availability
  4. Staff Assisted Training (Cell Analyzer and Cell Sorter) : Limited Training Slots Available

Last Updated: September 15, 2020