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Cytometry & Cell Sorting Laboratory Instruments & Services FACSCalibur

FACSCalibur

The expert staff at NYU Langone’s Cytometry and Cell Sorting Laboratory provides researchers with access to a FACSCalibur™ cell analyzer with CellQuest™ Pro software.

Reserve these instruments using iLab.

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FACSCalibur Location

NYU Langone
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
540 First Avenue, 3rd Floor, Lab 9
Phone: 212-263-5907

FACSCalibur Optics

2 lasers and 4 colors (see configuration)

FACSCalibur Biosafety Level

  • BSL-1 work only
  • nonhuman; or fixed human cells and cell lines

FACSCalibur Pricing

Self-Service

  • $27 per hour: Perlmutter Cancer Center users
  • $28 per hour: non–Perlmutter Cancer Center users
  • $50 per hour: external academic users
  • $75 per hour: external industry users

Assistance and Training

  • $140 per hour: Perlmutter Cancer Center users 
  • $150 per hour: non–Perlmutter Cancer Center users
  • $200 per hour: external academic users
  • $250 per hour: external industry users

FACSCalibur Sample Preparation

  • Use only 12 × 75 mm polystyrene sample tubes (polypropylene are not compatible).
  • Concentration should be 1–5 × 106 cells/mL in at least 250 mL.
  • Filter large or sticky cells.

FACSCalibur Tutorials

CellQuest Pro BD guide 
FACSCalibur™ BD user guide
CellQuest Laboratory user guide
CellQuest Pro Laboratory user guide

FACSCalibur Configuration

Review the configuration of the FACSCalibur below, or access a printable document

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