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The Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting (FACS) facility is housed in the Agricultural and Life Sciences (ALS) Building Room 1028 and is operated by Dr. Nancy Kerkvliet’s Laboratory in the EMT Department.
The Facility has a CytoFLEX S flow cytometer and a MoFlo XDP high speed cell sorter.
The CytoFLEX is a user-friendly flow cytometer that can be used by students, staff, and faculty without technical assistance following one training session (typically lasting 2-3 hours). Users must reserve the time they will be using the flow cytometer in advance by contacting Allison Ehrlich.
Hourly fees are charged for use of the both the CytoFLEX and the XDP. See below for current rates
Instrument Use: $75 per laser hour, 0.5 hr minimum
Instrument Training: $100 per hour. Training typically takes 2-3 hours.
Operator-assisted instrument use: $125/laser hour.
Instrument Use (includes operator time): $125 per laser hour, 1.0 hr minimum. Reduced fees may apply to initial pilot studies.