The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Beckman Coulter MoFlo Astrios

Cell sorter in a biosafety cabinet. Able to sort basic and BSL-2 samples, up to 6 different populations from a single sample simultaneously.

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Cell Sorting Attendance Policy

  • Lasers:  5 (355nm, 405nm, 488nm, 532nm, 640nm)
  • Simultaneous colors:  15
  • Instrument can accept samples from:  tubes ranging from 0.5mL-50mL
  • Instrument can collect sample in
    • 1.5, 5, 15, or 50mL tubes (provided by MCF)
    • 6-, 12-, 24-, 48-, 96-, 384-, 1536-well plates
    • Microscope slides
    • Custom collection vessels
  • Researchers drop off samples; staff run instrument
  • Schedule at least 1 working day in advance
  • Biosafety approval required 1 working day before samples dropped off
  • A 1-hour set-up fee is added to each sort session, i.e. a 2-hour sort is charged as 3 hours.
  • BSL-2 materials acceptable


Policies and Tips for Success

Cell Sorting Attendance Policy

BioSafety Registration & Pre-Sort Evaluation Form *must be completed before each cell sort.  Contact staff for Word version.


Equipment Location

Room 124-A Millennium Science Complex

Microscopy and Cytometry Facility