The Forsyth Flow Cytometry Core provides analysis and cell sorting services to all the research laboratories at the Forsyth Institute and the adjacent research entities including Harvard affiliated schools and hospitals.
The core only accept samples to sort if they fulfill the following requirements: 1.) BSL-2 safety level samples or lower 2.) Do not contain free rDNA 3.) Do not contain active virus (ie. confirmed by 7 or more passages or tested for Replication Competent Letivirus with results provided).
Equipped with 4 lasers (Red 640nm; Blue 488nm; Yellow/Green 561nm; Violet 405nm); Capable of simultaneously analyzing up to 13 colors and sorting up to 4 populations
Core staff will provide training sessions to users to perform independent acquisition and analysis on the FACS Aria. More comprehensive applications are usually performed by the operator. Additional help for more advanced applications will be provided upon request.
Cell sorting services are performed only by core staff.