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BD Celesta with HTS


Core Celesta 4B 5V 3R with HTS

The BD Celesta flow cytometer is an easy step-up from the LSRII using Diva software and single-tube application or the built-in HTS plate adaptor in a small benchtop format. The 12 channel Celesta is equipped with 4 parameters from the blue laser, 5 parameters from the violet laser, and 3 parameters from the red laser. The Celesta is available for self-use.

BD FACS Melody

BD FACS Melody

BD FACS Melody Florochrome Selection Guide 

The BD Melody cell sorter is housed in it's own Baker BSC. It is housed in our BSL-2+ room in the flow cytometry core. The Melody has 3 lasers with 12 parameters (4B 5V 3R), using a 100µ nozzle and capable of 2-way sorting and plates. This easy to use sorter is available for self-sorting for investigators who have completed the training session described on our training page. 

Fluidigm C1™ Single-Cell Auto Prep system 

 Fluidigm C1 Single Cell Auto Prep system

A new instrument located in the Flow Cytometry Core is the Fluidigm C1™ Single-Cell Auto Prep system, an automated solution for single-cell genomics research. The C1 can isolate, process and prepare individual cells for genome and transcriptome analysis. Provided by the generosity of UMass researchers including Drs. Green and Finberg, the C1 is housed in the core facility and is available for use by UMass staff. Contact the Flow Core for more information or to schedule time on the C1. Technical detalis and user documentation are available through the Fluidigm website.

Sony SH800 Cell Sorter

Sony SH800 in Baker BSC

 Sony SH-800 BSL-2+ Channel Line-up

The new Sony SH800 cell sorter in it's own Baker BioProtect III Jr BSC. It is also housed in our BSL-2+ room in the flow cytometry core's BSL-2+ lab. The SH800 is confugured with 4 lasers with 6 parameters, currently utilizing 70µ and 100µ disposable sorting chips and capable of 2-way sorting. Please keep in mind that the lasers on the Sony are co-linear and fluoresence overlap cannot be separated (i.e. Pe-Cy7 and APC-Cy7 are collected by the same detector).